• Posts Tagged ‘Georgetown to Lewes Trail’

    Record $20.7 million for cycling and walking approved by Delaware General Assembly in early morning vote

    by  • July 1, 2016 • Legislation and Policy, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 75 Comments

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    The Delaware General Assembly voted early Friday morning to approve a capital budget for the state of Delaware that includes a record $20.7 million for cycling and walking improvements. In each year since the passage of Walkable Bikeable Delaware in 2011 the state of Delaware has made substantial financial commitments to improving cycling and walking infrastructure in the...

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    The Golden Bicycle Helmet Goes to – Of Course – Governor Jack Markell

    by  • May 11, 2016 • Cool People, Events • 13 Comments

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    At the annual Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit on Thursday, Delaware’s highest award for service to cycling – only awarded twice before – went to Governor Jack Markell. Some decisions are hard. Some are easy. Awarding the Golden Bicycle Helmet to Governor Jack Markell – the most bicycle-friendly governor in America – was the easiest...

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    Lewes-Georgetown Trail Launches!

    by  • December 3, 2015 • Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 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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    DelDOT Public Workshop on Phase I of Georgetown to Lewes Trail

    by  • May 9, 2014 • Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

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    The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is holding a Public Workshop to present to the surrounding residents, businesses and the general public for the proposed Georgetown to Lewes Rail with Trail, Phase I Facility. The project proposes to construct a 10 foot wide multi-use path from the east of Savannah Road to Gills Neck...

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    Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Funded at Reduced Level

    by  • June 21, 2013 • Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 10 Comments

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    Yesterday the Joint Committee on Capital Improvement of the Delaware General Assembly voted – unanimously – to approve capital budgets for DelDOT and DNREC that include new funding for walking and cycling. BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS (DELDOT) In last year’s Bond Bill, the Joint Committee approved a request from the Governor and DelDOT to fund...

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    The Most Bicycle Friendly State East of the Mississippi River

    by  • May 1, 2013 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Walkable Bikeable Delaware

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    Dover – May 1, 2013 – At the Walkable Bikeable Delaware 2013 Summit in Dover this morning,  DelDOT Secretary Shailen Bhatt and DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara announced Delaware’s new Bicycle Friendly State ranking. In the sixth annual assessment by the League of American Bicyclists, Delaware achieved a #5 ranking nationally, while placing #1 among...

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    Governor Jack Markell’s State of the State: “In the years to come, Delawareans will be able to walk and bike to work because of the investments we are making today.”

    by  • January 18, 2013 • Cool People, No Digest, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

    Excerpt from Governor Jack Markell’s State of the State speech, January 17, 2013. Improving our Quality of Life “In the world we now live in, employers survive only when they hire the most talented workers. And talented employees want to work in places they are proud to call home. “Delaware is blessed with beautiful...

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