• Rt 1 Letter to FHWA

    by  • December 25, 2005 • 0 Comments

    December 21, 2005 Mr. Patrick KennedyFederal Highway Administration300 South New Street, Suite 2101Dover, DE 19904 Dear Mr. Kennedy; I am writing in opposition of the final design of the SR 1 third lane construction project between Dartmouth Rd and SR 24 in Sussex County, as the project lacks safe accommodation for bicycles and pedestrians....

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    C&D Canal Path Open House

    by  • December 3, 2005 • 0 Comments

    The Army Corps of Engineers have completed a conceptual plan for the C&D canal and they the public will be able to review the plans at two open houses. If you want to get a preview you can wade through the very large PDF’s on the Army Corps website: http://www.nap.usace.army.mil/Projects/CD/index.htm The concept is to...

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    DelDOT Appoints Safe Routes to School Coordinator

    by  • October 25, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Congratulations to Erin Fasano who has been appointed as the Safe Routes to School Coordinator at DelDOT planning division. The agency is currently Safe Routes to School Guidelines more details on the Safe Routes to Schools. New transportation law provisions require that each state hire a full time Safe Routes to School Coordinator. Delaware...

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    Indian River Bridge Rescoping May Threaten Pathway

    by  • October 5, 2005 • 0 Comments

    From Chris Law An article in Tuesday’s News Journal on the the proposed Indian River Bridge has been put on hold due to the fact that the only bidder on the project bid over the projected cost. DelDOT designs are going back to the electronic drafting boards. Some quotes as to their direction are:...

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    Rethinking the St. Georges Bridge

    by  • September 6, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Here is a presentation on the concept of separated bikeway on the St. Georges Bridge. The center traffic lane would be a reversible lane to handle peak hour traffic. http://www.bikede.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/stgeorges_study_040405.pdf By Mario Nappa

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    Sussex County Crash Map Online

    by  • August 7, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Google Maps I have posted an an editable map of bicycle crashes in Sussex County on Wikyblog. One thing that stands out is the cluster of crashes at the 1 and 1A intersection. Suggesting that countermeasures found through PBCAT analysis should be addressed here.

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    Pomeroy Trail Funded in New Transportation Bill!

    by  • July 29, 2005 • 2 Comments

    Well today is a new day and the Pomeroy Trail is back from the dead. Thanks to the hard work of Senator Tom Carper $4.7 million was appropriated for the Pomeroy Trail in the soon to be passed transportation bill (awkwardly called SAFETEA-LU) The project would use an abandoned rail line to build a...

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    DelDOT Announces Newly Created Adopt-A-Bike Path Program

    by  • July 28, 2005 • 0 Comments

    Newark — DiamlerChrysler’s A.M. Consortium is the first entity to adopt a bike path in Delaware. To celebrate the historic moment, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) unveiled the first Adopt-A-Bike Path sign at a July 27 event at the DART Park-n-Ride located at Route 896 and Route 4 in Newark. The program was...

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