• Posts Tagged ‘Newark Wilmington Pathway’

    Newark to Wilmington Trail Study Presentation by DelDOT

    by  • June 2, 2014 • Bikeway Networks, No Digest, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

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    If you’d like to get an update on the Newark to Wilmington Trail, DelDOT will be presenting the results of its study that evaluated potential trail connections across New Castle County between Newark and Wilmington. When will DelDOT be moving on a first segment of this trail? Today at 3PM in Newark is your chance to...

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    This Is Not Your Father’s DelDOT Project

    by  • October 14, 2013 • Bikeway Networks, Events, No Digest, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 3 Comments

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    If you missed the first DelDOT Public Workshop on the Wilmington-to-Newark Bicycle Highway, here is your second chance! Public Workshop Newark-to-Wilmington Trail Study Doubletree Hotel 700 North King Street Wilmington Wednesday October 16, 2013 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM As we said about the Newark workshop a couple of weeks ago: “Bring your kids....

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    80% Of Success Is Showing Up

    by  • September 26, 2013 • Bikeway Networks, Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

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      “80% of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen Is Woody Allen’s advice still valid in 2013? Yes. For politics, it’s more valid than ever. But in a world of pervasive and ubiquitous email, social media, mobile devices and ‘online’ communication of all kinds the need to, and the huge impact of, just ‘showing...

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    CORRECTION: This Could Actually Happen…If We Demand It

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Bikeway Networks, Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 5 Comments

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      Bring your kids. Bring your siblings or folks. Bring your friends and neighbors. You can drop by for 10 or 15 minutes and then leave. But, whatever you do, just show up. What used to be a crazy, pie-in-the-sky scheme (a bicycle highway connecting the downtowns of Delaware’s largest and third-largest cities) is poised to become a...

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    This Could Actually Happen In Delaware

    by  • September 20, 2013 • Bikeway Networks, Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

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      A bicycle highway connecting the downtowns of Delaware’s largest and third-largest cities? A greenway easily accessible (within 2 miles) to 20% of the entire population of Delaware? It’s not just a crazy, pie-in-the-sky scheme anymore. It’s an actual, official DelDOT Public Workshop on October 1. How often do we have a chance like this to...

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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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    AWESOME Video: The First State Trails and Pathways Initiative

    by  • November 2, 2012 • Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

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    DNREC has put together this awesome 5 minute video on Governor Jack Markell‘s First State Trails and Pathways Initiative: connecting Delawareans to better health connecting Delaware neighborhoods to parks, schools and local businesses connecting communities to each other connecting people of all ages…to the places they want to go Video Narrator: “Governor Jack Markell...

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    See the World-Class Statewide Network of Pathways and Trails DelDOT and DNREC Propose to Build

    by  • May 5, 2012 • Bikeway Networks, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

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    This has to be seen to be believed. At last week’s Walkable, Bikeable Delaware Day in Dover, Governor Markell announced the launch of the Delaware Trails and Pathways web site.  The site contains a wealth of information about the state’s initiative to make Delaware one of the most walkable and bikeable states in America,...

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    3 Counties. 3 Workshops. 1 Plan.

    by  • May 5, 2012 • Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

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    MAY 10: DOVER (Kent County) MAY 14: NEWARK (New Castle County) MAY17: LEWES (Sussex County) The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), along with various partner agencies, including the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), the Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the Dover/Kent Metropolitan Planning Organization among others,...

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    Leadership

    by  • January 24, 2012 • Cool People, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

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    Three months ago, Governor Jack Markell unveiled his plan to build a walkable and bikeable Delaware at the Delaware Bike Summit.  But in his State of the State speech on January 19, Governor Markell took his vision directly to the people of Delaware – and asked for their support. “We must put ourselves in...

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    An Important Message from Bike Delaware

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

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    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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    First State in Trails? Yes!

    by  • November 14, 2011 • Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

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    Taken directly from DNREC’s website *  Calling all bicyclists!  Submit comments for the proposed First State Trails and Pathways Plan initiative  * The State of Delaware recognizes the benefits of an integrated non-motorized pathway and recreational trail network to provide opportunities for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel safely and efficiently and to expand outdoor...

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    Bike Delaware 2012 Vote TODAY

    by  • November 8, 2011 • Bike Delaware • 0 Comments

    November 8: Bicycle Advocacy for the Busy Majority There are a lot of worthy things that Bike Delaware could work on in 2012 (see the enormous list below).  But we learned this year that if you want to get big things done, you have to be smart, strategic and focused. So please help us out...

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    What Should Bike Delaware Do in 2012?

    by  • November 4, 2011 • Bike Delaware, Events • 0 Comments

    November 8: Bicycle Advocacy for the Busy Majority If you could get one important thing done for bicycling next year, what would it be? This is not an idle question.  We learned this year that it is an extraordinarily urgent one as moving government in a new direction requires energy, patience, intelligence…and, most importantly, focus.  The...

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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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    How do we connect Wilmington and Newark for bicycling?

    by  • September 30, 2011 • Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments

    On Sept 28, 2011, participants from a broad range of civic groups and governmental agencies packed WILMAPCO’s conference room in Newark for the first ever joint meeting of the Wilmington Bicycle Advisory Committee and the Newark Bicycle Committee. For over 2 hours, over 30 participants discussed ideas for an “off-alignment” multi-use path (greenway/pathway) that...

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    Wilmington <=> Newark Bicycle Highway Concept Workshop TOMORROW

    by  • September 27, 2011 • Transportation Trails • 0 Comments

    Here at Bike Delaware’s new World Headquarters, we are excited about tomorrow’s workshop on a “bicycle highway” (or “trail” or “greenway” or “pathway” or “off-alignment multi-use path” or whatever you want to call it) connecting Wilmington and Newark. A lot of people, including the Governor, the General Assembly and Bike Delaware have worked very...

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    Wilmington to Newark "Off-Alignment" Multi-Use Path

    by  • September 13, 2011 • Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 4 Comments

    In May the General Assembly passed a Resolution – with a little help from Bike Delaware, Nemours and others – directing DelDOT to build “multi-use paths for pedestrian and bicycle user travel within and between cities and towns in Delaware on independent right-of-way outside of the right-of-way of existing roadways.” Combined with the recent...

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