• Posts Tagged ‘Markell’

    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

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    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

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    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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    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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    Governor Jack Markell’s 9th Annual “Tour de Delaware”

    by  • September 3, 2015 • Events • 1 Comment

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    Dear Fellow riders: It’s that time again! Mark your calendar for Governor Jack Markell’s 9th Annual “Tour de Delaware” on Sunday, November 8, 2015 starting at 8:00 a.m. (Note date change due to Hurricane Joaquin.) This year the route will be a ~50ish mile loop, with the start/end and exact route still being considered. If...

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    Markell Opens Assawoman Canal Trail in Ocean View

    by  • August 11, 2015 • Events • 2 Comments

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    On Wednesday, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary David Small, Senator Gerald Hocker and Mary Ridgeway of the Federal Highway Administration officially opened the brand new Assawoman Canal Trail in Ocean View. It’s a mile-long trail that runs from Town Road, adjacent to Route 26, and runs northwest along the canal towards Whites Creek. In...

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    Ribbon Cutting for Junction Breakwater Trail

    by  • July 11, 2015 • Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 3 Comments

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    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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