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    Bike Lessons for Delaware Straight from Copenhagen and Amsterdam

    by  • August 14, 2015 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Events • 3 Comments

    LESSON #2: CYCLING-SPECIFIC SIGNALS AT INTERSECTIONS. Busy intersections have bike traffic signals timed separately from car traffic, helping everyone to get through intersections safely, comfortably and quickly.

    By Kirsten Jones Check out the slide show below for some lesson for Delaware straight from Copenhagen and Amsterdam:   RELATED: • UD Grad Student’s Video Highlights Need for Cycle Track in Newark • 725 Students. 850 Bike Parking Spots. • Cycling for Everyone • How the Dutch Handle the Right Turn Only Lane Problem • “Build it and...

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    Markell Opens Assawoman Canal Trail in Ocean View

    by  • August 11, 2015 • Events • 1 Comment

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    On Wednesday, Governor Jack Markell, Senator Gerald Hocker and Mary Ridgeway of the Federal Highway Administration officially opened the brand new Assawoman Canal Trail in Ocean View. It’s a mile-long trail that runs from Town Road, adjacent to Route 26, and runs northwest along the canal towards Whites Creek. In remarks at the trail...

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    WCBC’s Classic Shorefire Century Ride Is Saturday, August 15

    by  • August 7, 2015 • Events • 3 Comments

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    One of Delaware’s signature rides – the Shorefire Century – is just a week away on Saturday, August 15. The Shorefire takes riders through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware ride and has three different scenic routes of 35, 65, and 100 miles. All routes will be marked and provided with sag support (until 5 pm.)....

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    Creating Better Blocks in Wilmington and Laurel

    by  • July 30, 2015 • Events, Land Use • 2 Comments

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    July 30 – We have two chances this week – in two different Delaware cities – to rediscover the lost art of creating great public spaces. Both Wilmington and Laurel will be hosting “Better Block” events to help re-imagine parts of their communities as bike-friendly blocks complete with pop-up businesses, landscaping, parks, outdoor seating, arts and entertainment!...

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    Ribbon Cutting for Junction Breakwater Trail

    by  • July 11, 2015 • Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 2 Comments

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    WHAT: Governor Jack Markell, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan and DNREC Secretary David Small, invite you to attend a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Junction Breakwater Trail. WHEN: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 12 p.m. WHERE: grassy area in front of The Old Screen Door Shop at 209 Monroe Avenue, Lewes, 19958 After more than...

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    The Wilmington-New Castle Greenway Is Coming. Really.

    by  • May 20, 2015 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 9 Comments

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    In just a couple of weeks, college seniors will be graduating from college. Back in 2010, though, they were still juniors in high school. And that is when Bike Delaware wrote its first article about the Wilmington – New Castle Greenway, a safe, direct, paved, flat and nearly uninterrupted non-motorized six-mile travel route between the Wilmington...

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    “Every Skill. Every Age. Everyone.” The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • March 20, 2015 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Economics, Engineering, Events, Health, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Safety, Traffic Control, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 5 Comments

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    The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit will be held this year on May 7 in Dover. ***REGISTRATION IS CLOSED*** To add your name to the waiting list, please email wbd bikede.org with your name, city and zip code. The 2015 summit will be hosted by the American Heart Association, the Delaware Department of Transportation,...

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    The Shorefire Ride (Saturday, August 16)

    by  • August 5, 2014 • Events • 23 Comments

    Brought to you by the mighty White Clay Bicycle Club.

    White Clay Bicycle Club is again offering the Shorefire Century ride with its scenic routes (35, 65, and 100 miles) on Saturday, August 16, taking you through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware. All routes will be marked and provided with sag support (until 5 pm.). A wide array of bicycle friendly...

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