• Sussex Crashes by the Numbers

    by  • July 27, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Also some crash facts taken from news archives 18 reported (newspaper) bicycle crashes in Sussex County since 2001: 6 crashes involved hit and run drivers6 crashed were fatal1 involved alcohol1 driver with suspended license1 driver with revoked license2 crashes involving improper lane change (turned into path of motorist)At least 5 cyclists were overtaken from...

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    Another Hit and Run, This time they got him!

    by  • July 20, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Hit and Run Crash Master Corporal Jeffry C. Oldham July 16, 2005 Millville – Delaware State Police are investigating a serious hit and run crash involving a bicyclist that occurred last night at approximately 11:17 p.m., on Route 26 east of County Route 347, Whites Neck Road. A bicycle operated...

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    Serious Crash No. 5

    by  • July 19, 2005 • 0 Comments

    More details to come. This one occurred at 10:30 PM Monday in the Rehoboth Area. Injuries are not life threatening. Update: The Bicycle Crash happened at you guessed near the Junction of 1 and 1A at Country Club Road. Cyclist attemped to turned right in front of a motor vehicle (probably to merge onto...

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    Route 1 Bicycle Count

    by  • July 15, 2005 • 0 Comments

    A count using DELDOT Traffic Cameras at Routes 1 and 1A revealed 16 bikes counted in a 3o minute period between 3:00 and 3:30 PM. This rate puts it at 32 bikes per hour, this is probably due to an undercount since the camera does not show the entire intersection at once. More counts...

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    Let’s Talk Solutions for Route 1

    by  • July 15, 2005 • 0 Comments

    So we realize that to date this blog is pretty depressing, however as awareness grows the education and enforcement efforts are being stepped up. Bike Delaware however cautions that there is more to do. Expanding the tool box of solutions is the next step to addressing the problem. Tools to Address the hot spots...

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    First Bike Delaware Meeting is a Big Success

    by  • July 13, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Thanks to the 18 bicycle advocates that came to Bike Delaware’s Kickoff Meeting. Items discussed included the structure of the group, the meeting schedule (every odd month) and 7 key issues that will be pursued by the committee including resolving issues on Route 1 and creating complete streets legislation. You can link to the...

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    Latest Crash Monday 2am

    by  • July 11, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Details are sketchy but it looks like there was a crash early this morning near the intersection of Route 1 and 1A at the entrance to Rehoboth Beach. Update July 13 – Two cyclists from suburban Philadelphia were struck by a hit and run SUV one was treated and released from Beebe Hospital in...

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    Yet Another Route 1 Bicycle Crash

    by  • July 10, 2005 • 0 Comments

    On thurday at 4:30 PM Adrian Ciprian Matei, 21, of Romania was attempting to cross heavy traffic in the middle of the road and was struck by a hit and run SUV in the north bound lanes just south of the Troop 7 State Police Station near the Jiffy Lube (Southbound Photo of Police...

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    Bike Delaware Kickoff Meeting Agenda

    by  • July 8, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Here is the Agenda for Monday Nights Meeting at WILMAPCO 850 Library Ave, Suite 100 Newark Agenda WILMAPCO Conference Room – Newark DE 6:00 – 6:05 Introductions (Mario Nappa and John Boyle) 6:05 – 6:15 Organizational Forum – Relationship to Bicycle Coalition,Role of Chair, Suggestions on how to sustain the committee through2005 6:15 –...

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    State Police will enforce bicycle violations on Route 1

    by  • July 7, 2005 • 0 Comments

    From Channel 21 WebsiteREHOBOTH BEACH– In an effort to reduce the incidents of motor vehicle crashes involving cyclists in our community, Delaware State Police Troop 7 will increase its focus on bicycle violations along the Route 1 corridor between the 5 points intersection and Route 1-A north of Rehoboth Beach. This initiative will include...

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