October 22, 2020

Lewes Looks to Maintain Bicycle Friendly Community Status

LEWES, Del. – The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee continues to meet as the off-season arrives.

Maintaining the city’s Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community status, gaining more bike ambassadors and giving cyclists a smoother ride on the trails were up for discussion during Tuesday night’s meeting. The committee also voted to recommend the city replace side-by-side bollards with single bollards, which cyclists could go around on either side. 

Nancy Baker rides the trails in Lewes almost everyday when she’s staying at her Lewes home. 

 

“They’re just very savvy here it feels like,” Baker says. “People are very caring about each other and their safety on the trails.”

 

City Manager Ann Marie Townshend says the application for the city to maintain its Bronze level Bicycle Friendly Community status has to be submitted every four years.

 

“Everything from education, to engineering standards, to zoning, to the police interaction and enforcement.”

 

Townshend says

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