• Coons Asks U.S. for Help with Deadly Delaware Problem

    by  • March 18, 2016 • 127 Comments


    Speaking at a hearing in Washington DC on Wednesday, Senator Chris Coons asked United States Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx for help. “Delaware actually happens to be one of the deadliest states in America for pedestrians,” Senator Coons told* Secretary Foxx. “It was #1 in the country in 2012 and 2013…and #3 in...

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    Oregon Is Second State to Drop “Share The Road”

    by  • February 26, 2016 • 1 Comment


    It took a few years but Delaware has acquired some welcome company. The state of Oregon is now the second state to decide to drop “Share The Road” signs. The Share The Road phrase “meant different things to different people,” said Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) spokeswoman Shelley Snow. ODOT will replace confusing Share The Road...

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    On Judge Rocanelli’s Sentencing of Gabriel Pardo

    by  • January 19, 2016 • 8 Comments

    On Friday, Judge Andrea Rocanelli sentenced the motorist who killed my son Phillip on September 12, 2014, to serve 8 years in prison. Gabriel Pardo did not set out with malice to kill anyone while driving home in Hockessin that September evening. But for my son Phillip, and his brother and sisters, and his...

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    Best of Bike Delaware 2015: “New Study Confirms ‘Share The Road’ Is a Problem”

    by  • December 31, 2015 • 8 Comments

    In Delaware, "Share The Road" is, fortunately, no more.

    This article was originally published on August 29, 2015.  It was the the most viewed Bike Delaware article of 2015. “Comprehension of the familiar “Share the Road” signage as a statement of bicyclists’ roadway rights has been challenged, based on arguments that it is ambiguous, imprecise, frequently misinterpreted, and not designed for that purpose…In...

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    Best of Bike Delaware 2015: “Stupidity Is the Reason that Delaware Pedestrians Die So Frequently. But It’s Not the Stupidity You Think.”

    by  • December 29, 2015 • 9 Comments

    Looking Back at 2015: This article was originally published on October 19, 2015.  It was the 3rd most viewed Bike Delaware article of 2015. A recent News Journal front page story caught the attention of thousands of Delawareans: “Delaware is America’s Deadliest State for Pedestrians“ On the News Journal’s Facebook page, the post associated...

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