• 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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    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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