Delaware County Bicycle Plan

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Delaware County Bicycle Plan

Date Published: May 2009

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Abstract:
The purpose of the Delaware County Bicycle Plan is to provide a base on which improvements to the safety and effectiveness of the bicycle as a mode of transportation in Delaware County can be built. A series of outlined objectives for bicycle transportation are outlined in the Plan, but the essential goal is improving acceptance of, access to, facilities for, and use of bicycling as a mode of transportation in Delaware County. The Plan looks at the background of bicycle transportation locally, nationally, and internationally. On-road routes are selected to be examined for future improvements. Trail possibilities are examined to augment the on-road bicycle improvements. Then impediments to bicycle transportation are identified. Methods for dealing with these problems are outlined using the four E’s of Engineering and Planning, Encouragement, Education, and Enforcement.

Geographic Area:
Countywide

For more information or to order this report, contact the Department at 610-891-5200 or Planning_Department@co.delaware.pa.us.

Questions about Department Publications? Contact the Planning Department at 610-891-5200 or Planning_Department@co.delaware.pa.us.



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