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    The 2017 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit: Healthy and Transit-Friendly Development

    by  • March 17, 2017 • Economics, Events, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 5 Comments

    Spending Money Nearby, Instead of on Fuel, Makes a Community Healthy, Wealthy and Cool According to AAA, owning, insuring, maintaining and fueling a personal vehicle costs the average household about $9,000 a year per vehicle. That’s what makes transportation – not food or clothing or healthcare or our personal electronics – the 2nd largest...

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    I wish this small “stress point” in an otherwise great ride could be fixed quickly

    by  • February 20, 2017 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks • 4 Comments

    Big cycling improvement projects – like the Wilmington-New Castle Greenway or the Lewes-Georgetown Trail – take years to build. But small projects that address “stress points” (a short section of an otherwise decent route that makes even “avid” cyclist nervous) can happen more quickly. Do you have a short “stress point” in your ride that...

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    My school age child needs a safe route to bike to school

    by  • February 17, 2017 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    Every bicycle project has to start life in a plan. The Delaware Bicycle Plan (currently being created) is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get the bicycle improvements your community needs in an official plan. So if you miss this opportunity, your next opportunity may not come around again until 2027! Where does your community need improvements to...

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    I live near a trail in Delaware but there is no good way to bike to it from my house

    by  • February 16, 2017 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails • 19 Comments

    Every bicycle project has to start life in a plan. The Delaware Bicycle Plan (currently being created) is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to get the bicycle improvements your community needs in an official plan. So if you miss this opportunity, your next opportunity may not come around again until 2027! If your community has a great...

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    “Safety”: The 2016 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • April 1, 2016 • Events, Safety • 3 Comments

    Engineers, planners, community leaders, pedestrian safety advocates, public health professionals, police, cyclists and concerned citizens will join Governor Jack Markell and DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan for a day long discussion on pedestrian safety at the 2016 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit. Past summits have celebrated Delaware’s advance in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings. After being...

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    The Savage

    by  • October 3, 2015 • Events • 13 Comments

    ***White Clay Bicycle Club’s Savage Century ride is Saturday, Oct. 10.*** Hurricane Joaquin brought high winds, rain and flooded roads to Delaware. Both the River Towns Ride and Governor Markell’s Tour de Delaware were rescheduled. But now Joaquin is gone and The Savage is here. The Savage Century – now in its 37th (!) year – is one of the...

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    Separated by 10 Miles, Two Delaware Towns Will Host One Festival Connected By Bicycle on October 31st (NOTE DATE CHANGE)

    by  • September 24, 2015 • Events • 4 Comments

    Two Delaware towns on the Delaware River separated by 10 miles will host the third annual River Towns Ride & Festival on October 31* from 11:30am to 5pm. FESTIVAL (Live music, 16 craft breweries and pony rides) Festivals will be held in the main squares of both Historic New Castle (the Green) and Historic Delaware City (Battery Park)....

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