Newark achieves silver status

graphic of silver Bicycle Friendly Community seal for 2023-2027

The City of Newark is now a League of American Bicyclists (LAB)–recognized silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC). It is the only municipality among the three BFCs in Delaware to have achieved this level and one of only 116 communities in the nation to hold this honor.

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Newark Bikeways resource

Newark Bikeways sign graphic

BikeNewark continues its work on developing and implementing wayfinding signage for the city’s Newark Bikeways low-stress network. To date, four of the eight segments of the network are fully signed. Two more are due to have signage installed early in 2023, with the remaining two bikeway segments developed and signed in tandem with planned city bicycle-specific improvement projects.

> Newark Bikeways low-stress network map (PDF)

Delaware Greenways announces FHWA grant for Bayshore Byway

Delaware Bayshore Byway sign

Congratulations to Delaware Greenways for its successful application, which resulted in a $913K National Scenic Byways Program grant from the Federal Highway Administration to the Delaware Department of Transportation for the Delaware Bayshore Byway.

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Connecting Newark and Newport

The New Castle County government has begun a study project to assess the feasibility of a bike/ped pathway system that would connect the City of Newark to the Town of Newport. The intended result of this study is a master plan to implement such a pathway system.

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Welcome to the BikeNewark website. BikeNewark is a partnership of interested cyclists and organizations working to improve bicycling in Newark, Delaware.

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BikeNewark comprises city residents, non-residents, and liaisons from our seven partner organizations:

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Participation is open to all who have a passion for our mission (as stated in the opening paragraph) and are willing to work collaboratively toward that end. For more, see About BikeNewark.