• Traffic Control

    Articles about traffic control (bike lanes, “sharrows”, right turn lanes, signage, signals and rumble strips).

    For articles specifically on right turn lanes, please refer to the Right Turn Lanes category in the Archive.

    For articles on technical engineering questions, issues and solutions relating to walking and bicycling, please refer to the Engineering category in the Archive.

    Key Committee Vote Advances Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act

    by  • June 8, 2017 • Legal and Enforcement, Legislation and Policy, Safety, Traffic Control • 0 Comments

    One vote down. Three more to go. Two votes down. Two more to go. UPDATE: Delaware House of Representatives Decisively Backs Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act abc   Keep Me Informed In Case I Can Help The Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act has bipartisan support in the Delaware General Assembly and was just reported out –...

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    Mitchell and Sokola Sponsor Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act

    by  • June 6, 2017 • Cool People, Legal and Enforcement, Legislation and Policy, Safety, Traffic Control • 0 Comments

    Keep Me Informed In Case I Can Help The Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act has bipartisan support in the Delaware General Assembly and we are cautiously optimistic about its passage. But politics is often surprising. If you would like us to keep you informed about the progress of this legislation and let you know if...

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    Oregon Is Second State to Drop “Share The Road”

    by  • February 26, 2016 • Traffic Control • 1 Comment

    It took a few years but Delaware has acquired some welcome company. The state of Oregon is now the second state to decide to drop “Share The Road” signs. The Share The Road phrase “meant different things to different people,” said Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) spokeswoman Shelley Snow. ODOT will replace confusing Share The Road...

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    Why are Delaware roads so deadly for pedestrians? (video)

    by  • November 21, 2015 • Injuries and Fatalities, Land Use, Media, Safety, Traffic Control, Transit • 10 Comments

    WHYY talks with the Delaware State Police, the Office of Highway Safety, DelDOT and Bike Delaware about why Delaware is America’s deadliest state for pedestrians. RELATED: • Why are Delaware roads so deadly for pedestrians? (WHYY) • Stupidity Is the Reason that Delaware Pedestrians Die So Frequently. But It’s Not the Stupidity You Think....

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    Study Confirms: “Share The Road” Signs Don’t Work

    by  • August 29, 2015 • Traffic Control • 26 Comments

    “Comprehension of the familiar “Share the Road” signage as a statement of bicyclists’ roadway rights has been challenged, based on arguments that it is ambiguous, imprecise, frequently misinterpreted, and not designed for that purpose…In fact, the US state of Delaware discontinued use of the “Share the Road” plaque in November, 2013.” – From “Bicycles...

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    Newark Protected Bike Lane Experiment Includes Scores of Volunteers and Extensive Press Coverage

    by  • July 18, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Traffic Control, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

    Scores of volunteers came out on Tuesday to help the City of Newark and DelDOT conduct an experiment for what – if it’s constructed – would be Delaware’s first protected bike lane. The experiment was covered by the Newark Post and the News Journal. See slideshow below: RELATED: • Cycle track prototype draws positive reviews...

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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 • 12 Comments

    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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