• Senators Carper and Coons Tried to Protect Federal Program That Has Funded a New Train Station for Newark, Pennsylvania’s Circuit and Atlanta’s Beltline

    by  • July 30, 2015 • 2 Comments


    UPDATE (July 3o): The U.S. Senate passed a multi-year transportation bill without the amendment co-sponsored by Senators Carper and Coons. The bill’s sponsor, Senator Boxer of California, did not permit a vote on the amendment. That means (if the Senate bill is eventually also passed by the House) that this program will have to...

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    Creating Better Blocks in Wilmington and Laurel

    by  • July 30, 2015 • 2 Comments


    July 30 – We have two chances this week – in two different Delaware cities – to rediscover the lost art of creating great public spaces. Both Wilmington and Laurel will be hosting “Better Block” events to help re-imagine parts of their communities as bike-friendly blocks complete with pop-up businesses, landscaping, parks, outdoor seating, arts and entertainment!...

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    Ribbon Cutting for Junction Breakwater Trail

    by  • July 11, 2015 • 3 Comments


    WHAT: Governor Jack Markell, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan and DNREC Secretary David Small, invite you to attend a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Junction Breakwater Trail. WHEN: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 12 p.m. WHERE: grassy area in front of The Old Screen Door Shop at 209 Monroe Avenue, Lewes, 19958 After more than...

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    Bike Delaware’s Summer Photo Contest

    by  • July 3, 2015 • 2 Comments


    Bike Delaware’s Summer Photo Contest: Capture your favorite biking moments and enter your photos. The top three photographs judged by our panel win Bike Delaware swag (jerseys and/or windbreakers). To qualify , your photos must show bikes or bicyclists and a tie to Delaware. All submissions will also be considered for use in Bike Delaware social media, marketing,...

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    We Ride. They Make Money.

    by  • July 2, 2015 • 7 Comments


    What if every time we took a ride, money automatically went to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, YMCA of Delaware and Special Olympics Delaware? It’s called “Motivate The First State“. If you are a supporter of one or more of these three great Delaware charities and a cyclist, now you can make your...

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    McDowell, Bonini, Osienski and Keeley Introduce Bicycle-Friendly Economic Development Bill

    by  • June 12, 2015 • 6 Comments


    JULY 1 (UPDATE): Delaware General Assembly adjourns without Senate vote on legislation. State Senators Harris McDowell and Colin Bonini and State Representatives Ed Osienski and Helene Keeley have introduced bicycle-friendly economic development legislation in the Delaware General Assembly. The innovative bill defines criteria for “Complete Community Enterprise Districts” that would help local governments encourage transit-friendly, walkable and...

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    The Wilmington-New Castle Greenway Is Coming. Really.

    by  • May 20, 2015 • 10 Comments


    In just a couple of weeks, college seniors will be graduating from college. Back in 2010, though, they were still juniors in high school. And that is when Bike Delaware wrote its first article about the Wilmington – New Castle Greenway, a safe, direct, paved, flat and nearly uninterrupted non-motorized six-mile travel route between the Wilmington...

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    Cycling Though Baltimore This Week

    by  • May 1, 2015 • 0 Comments


    The whole idea was to be a goodwill ambassador. A pre-conference party in Washington DC was organized by one of my partners, and she wanted me to meet her friend attending from Argentina. “He is a cyclist, you would get along well with him.” That was all I needed to know — “cyclist” +...

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