Newark Bikeways resource

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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)

What we did in 2022

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There were a lot of positive happenings with which BikeNewark has either advocated for or been directly involved in that have come to fruition recently. This article lists our activity during 2022.

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Officers elected for 2023-24

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Consistent with BikeNewark’s bylaws, board member elections are held at the end of even years; board members must be Individual Members of BikeNewark, as defined in the bylaws. At BikeNewark’s December 15 partnership meeting, election results were announced for the four members who will serve as BikeNewark’s board officers in 2023-24.

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Sharrows: A public-service announcement video

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In cooperation with WILMAPCO and the City of Newark, BikeNewark published a short video explaining the often misunderstood road marking called a “sharrow.” Love ’em or hate ’em, more 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.