• Posts Tagged ‘Bhatt’

    Murphy House Demolished

    by  • January 11, 2012 • Land Use • 1 Comment

    The Murphy House was 170 years old and an important part of our history.  Delaware Greenways had submitted a proposal to partner with the Urban Bike Project to do a basic restoration of the Murphy House for trail users on the Greenway.  Ideas included running a bike share program for the residents of Wilmington. ...

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    An Important Message from Bike Delaware

    by  • January 1, 2012 • Bike Delaware • 1 Comment

    DelDOT  Secretary Shailen Bhatt Signs Memorandum of Understanding Between DelDOT and DNREC

    DelDOT Secretary Shailen Bhatt Signs Memorandum of Understanding Between DelDOT and DNREC at Delaware Bike Summit on October 14, 2011 As we review the accomplishments of 2011, Bike Delaware wants to thank you for your commitment to bicycling in Delaware and urge you to help continue Delaware’s bicycling revolution in 2012. Look at these...

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    Is it an “off-alignment multi-use path” or is it a “trail”?

    by  • November 4, 2011 • Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

    At the Delaware Bike Summit, DelDOT Secretary Bhatt dramatically signed a Memorandum of Agreement with his colleague DNREC Secretary O’Mara to develop and execute Governor Markell’s First State Trails and Pathways Plan and build an “integrated non-motorized pathway and recreational trail network to provide opportunities for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel safely and efficiently and to...

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    Cape Gazette: State set to create world-class pathway network

    by  • October 26, 2011 • Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

    By Henry J. Evans jr. Oct 24, 2011 Published in the Cape Gazette Shailen Bhatt, Delaware Department of Transportation secretary, has signed an agreement with Collin O’Mara, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control secretary, to follow through with work on 19 proposed  trails and pathways throughout the state. The First State Trails and...

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    First State Trails and Pathways Agreement Signed at Delaware Bike Summit

    by  • October 24, 2011 • Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

    A Memorandum of Agreement between the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to Create and Maintain a Statewide System of Bicycle and Pedestrian Pathways and Trails that Will Support Non-motorized Travel and Recreation Opportunities within the State of Delaware LEWES – At yesterday’s Delaware...

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    1st Ever CMAQ-Funded Bike Project in Delaware History

    by  • September 11, 2011 • Federal Funding, Left Column 2, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 3 Comments

    New DelDOT Secretary Breaks 20 Year CMAQ Drought   The WILMAPCO Council has approved DelDOTs request for $480,000 in federal CMAQ (“Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality”) transportation funds for the final phase of the Wilmington-to-New Castle Industrial Track for fiscal year 2012. Every year the U.S. government sends approximately $12 million in CMAQ dollars...

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    Team DelDOT to ride in the Amish Country Tour

    by  • September 9, 2011 • Events • 0 Comments

    Newly appointed Secretary of Transportation, Shailen Bhatt, has assembled a team of approximately 24 DelDOT employees – including himself – to ride together in the upcoming Amish Country Tour. A record turnout for the event is expected this year. If you are participating, please be sure to say hello to members of Team DelDOT,...

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    C&D Canal Recreation Trail gets the green light

    by  • September 3, 2011 • Events, Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    Article and photos by Carol Ireland, White Clay Bicycle Club President A “full house” of Delaware elected officials was present on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 1) to announce $4.2 million in federal and state funding to begin construction of the recreational trail along the C&D Canal. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, Representative John Carney,...

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    “There are two favorite words on my list. One is my wife’s name, and the other is CMAQ.”

    by  • July 18, 2011 • Federal Funding, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

    The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program Ask your average bicyclist what “MTB” or “GPS” or “SAG” acronyms stand for and you’re likely to get a quick and possibly even accurate answer. But ask a cyclist what “CMAQ” stands for, and you’ll likely get a blank stare, even though (as the quote from Chicago’s...

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    Senate Confirms Governor’s Transportation Secretary Nominee

    by  • June 9, 2011 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Shailen Bhatt, Associate Federal Highway Administrator, to become Delaware’s Ninth Transportation SecretaryDelDOT Press Release — June 9, 2011 Dover — Governor Jack Markell’s nominee for Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation, Shailen Bhatt (pronounced “SHAY-Linn BAT”), was confirmed by the Delaware Senate this afternoon. “I would like to thank the members of the...

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    New DelDOT Head Confirmed by Delaware Senate

    by  • June 8, 2011 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    By Doug Denison, Dover Post.com Dover, Del. —The Delaware Senate today confirmed Gov. Jack Markell’s nominee to head the state’s embattled transportation agency. New DelDOT Secretary Shailen Bhatt is expected to be sworn in some time in the coming weeks. In the meantime he said he’ll be tying up loose ends at his current...

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    Meet Shailen Bhatt

    by  • May 27, 2011 • Cool People • 0 Comments

    Governor Markell Nominates New Transportation Secretary Along with the League of Women Voters, the Delaware Nature Society, the Civic League for New Castle County, the Milltown-Limestone Civic Alliance and Delaware Greenways, Bike Delaware asked Governor Jack Markell to appoint a visionary leader for Delaware’s next DelDOT Secretary. Meet Shailen Bhatt: Read civic groups letter...

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    Pedestrian Killed in Pike Creek

    by  • December 31, 2005 • Injuries and Fatalities • 0 Comments

    From the News Journal: A pedestrian that was killed Thursday morning as she crossed the street to get to a bus stop on Limestone Road in Pike Creek was identified today as Daxaben N. Bhatt. A state police spokeswoman said Bhatt, 47, of the Milltown area, was crossing Limestone Road about 7 a.m. near...

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