• Best of Bike Delaware 2015: “Patel Will Serve 18 Months in Prison for Killing Cyclist Near Newark”

    by  • December 24, 2015 • 4 Comments

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    Looking Back at 2015: This article was originally published on November 23, 2015.  It was the 8th most viewed Bike Delaware article of 2015. In a Delaware Superior Court sentencing hearing on Friday at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, a judge directed that motorist Rahul Patel be imprisoned for 18 months without possibility...

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    Best of Bike Delaware 2015: “McDowell, Bonini, Osienski and Keeley Introduce Bicycle-Friendly Economic Development Bill”

    by  • December 22, 2015 • 0 Comments

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    Looking Back at 2015: This article was originally published on June 12, 2015.  It was the 10th most viewed Bike Delaware article of 2015. 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...

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    Two Names to Know for 2016

    by  • December 21, 2015 • 2 Comments

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    “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” – Winston Churchill Yesterday we asked this question: What is completely free, takes less than 5 minutes to do, is the single most important first step that most Delawareans can do to help...

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    While visiting the grandkids, Carol secretly investigates “Platinum” Bicycle Friendly Community Boulder, Colorado

    by  • December 10, 2015 • 3 Comments

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    Thanks to a couple of delightful grandkids living in Boulder, Colorado, I have several opportunities a year to visit Boulder, which is ranked as a “Platinum” (the very highest ranking) “Bicycle Friendly Community” by the League of American Bicyclists. According to the League, there are only five of these “Platinum” communities in the entire United States....

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    Lewes-Georgetown Trail Launches!

    by  • December 3, 2015 • 78 Comments

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    In a major milestone for a project that Bike Delaware has been advocating for since 2011, DelDOT has – finally – awarded the contract to build Phase I of the Lewes-Georgetown Trail. Bike Delaware’s first article on this project was published over 4 years ago – on June 14, 2011! – and was simply titled...

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    Giving thanks in Newark—a definite hint of “silver”

    by  • November 24, 2015 • 1 Comment

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    by Mark Deshon, Newark Bicycle Committee Chair This is the week we all get together with families and loved ones to reflect on how blessed we are in this country. Eighteen months ago during National Bike-to-Work Day, we celebrated the retention of the city’s “bronze” status as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC), as judged...

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