Coming soon to Newark!

graphic of North Bikeway signPlanning is now underway for implementation of the wayfinding signage for the next three segments of the Newark Bikeways low-stress network. BikeNewark is working with the City of Newark to complete this second phase of its network wayfinding project.

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Contact your state legislators today

excerpt from BikeNewark’s BFDA brochure that highlights safe yieldingBikeNewark asks that you contact your Delaware state legislators and ask them to support HB36, the bill that, if passed, would nullify an existing “sunset clause” and permanently add the “Delaware Yield” to the state’s Code. The “Delaware Yield,” which has proven to increase safety for bicyclists, is a portion of the 2017 Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act.

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Sharrows: A public-service announcement video

graphic showing sharrow symbol and description textIn cooperation with WILMAPCO and the City of Newark, BikeNewark recently completed a short video explaining the often misunderstood road marking called a “sharrow.” Love ’em or hate ’em, new sharrows are appearing in Newark, and bicyclists and motorists need to understand what they mean.

3-min. PSA video | printable companion handout (PDF)

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BikeNewark

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

Get involved! | Become a member | Donate to support our mission

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

logos of City of Newark, UD, Newark Bike Project, DelDOT, Delaware Greenways, WILMAPCO, and Bike Delaware

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.