• Posts Tagged ‘DelDOT’

    Governor Markell Opens Phase I of Lewes-Georgetown Trail

    by  • October 19, 2016 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 14 Comments

    It’s late October but it will nevertheless be 80° (!) today at 2PM in Lewes for the official opening of the first phase of the Lewes-Georgetown Trail. This is the first 1.1-mile section – from Gills Neck Road to Savannah Road in Lewes – of what will eventually be a 10 foot wide paved trail that extends...

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    Delaware Awards Contract to Finish Long-Awaited Wilmington-New Castle Greenway

    by  • September 23, 2016 • Federal Funding, Legislation and Policy, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 41 Comments

    Decades after it was first proposed, Delaware has signed a contract with a local construction firm to complete the long-awaited Wilmington-New Castle Greenway. It’s a project of superlatives: It’s the state’s biggest-ever cycling network improvement project. And it will include a football-field long bike bridge spanning the Christina River which will be, by far, the longest bike bridge ever built...

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    Lewes-Georgetown Trail Launches!

    by  • December 3, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 78 Comments

    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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    Why are Delaware roads so deadly for pedestrians? (video)

    by  • November 21, 2015 • Injuries and Fatalities, Land Use, Media, Safety, Traffic Control, Transit • 10 Comments

    WHYY talks with the Delaware State Police, the Office of Highway Safety, DelDOT and Bike Delaware about why Delaware is America’s deadliest state for pedestrians. RELATED: • Why are Delaware roads so deadly for pedestrians? (WHYY) • Stupidity Is the Reason that Delaware Pedestrians Die So Frequently. But It’s Not the Stupidity You Think....

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    DelDOT Hires Bike Delaware Intern

    by  • September 5, 2015 • Bike Delaware, Cool People, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks • 7 Comments

    Recently the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) hired Bike Delaware’s Bicycle Network Planning Intern Paul Moser. Paul is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a degree in civil engineering. He now works full-time for DelDOT’s Planning Division. Though we were sad to lose Paul as our intern, we are even more pleased that...

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    Newark Protected Bike Lane Experiment Includes Scores of Volunteers and Extensive Press Coverage

    by  • July 18, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Traffic Control, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

    Scores of volunteers came out on Tuesday to help the City of Newark and DelDOT conduct an experiment for what – if it’s constructed – would be Delaware’s first protected bike lane. The experiment was covered by the Newark Post and the News Journal. See slideshow below: RELATED: • Cycle track prototype draws positive reviews...

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    Ribbon Cutting for Junction Breakwater Trail

    by  • July 11, 2015 • Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 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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    The Wilmington-New Castle Greenway Is Coming. Really.

    by  • May 20, 2015 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 15 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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    Top 8 Reasons Delaware Is the #3 Most Bicycle Friendly State in America

    by  • May 13, 2015 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Cool People, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

    Check out the slide show below for the 8 most important reasons that Delaware is ranked as the most bicycle friendly state east of the Mississippi River: Link to Slide Show: http://www.bikede.org/2015/05/13/top-8-reasons/ RELATED: • 2015 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking • Delaware’s 2015 Bicycle Friendly State “Report Card” • The Fourth Most Bicycle Friendly State in America (Ranking...

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    “Every Skill. Every Age. Everyone.” The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • March 20, 2015 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Economics, Engineering, Events, Health, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Safety, Traffic Control, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 12 Comments

    The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit will be held this year on May 7 in Dover. ***REGISTRATION IS CLOSED*** To add your name to the waiting list, please email wbd bikede.org with your name, city and zip code. The 2015 summit will be hosted by the American Heart Association, the Delaware Department of Transportation,...

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