Del. Transit Corp. Gets More Federal $$ for Electric Buses

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Delaware Transit Corporation has received its fifth federal grant to bring more lower-emission, energy-efficient buses into service. DTC plans to purchase two battery-electric buses and two hydrogen-fuel-cell electric buses. Charging stations and other infrastructure will also be built utilizing $11-million from the Federal Transit Administration’s “Low-No Program.” Delaware Transit currently has 26 electric buses in…

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DART Stuff The Bus Spring Drive Raises 4.3 Tons Of Food

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8,514 pounds of food donations will be distributed by Delaware hunger relief partners for people in need of food assistance following DART’s springtime “Stuff the Bus” Food Drive. Donors pitched in their contributions over four days earlier this month in Rehoboth Beach, Dover, and the Wilmington area. “The Food Bank of Delaware has met record…

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Earth Day Is “Try Transit Day” (For Free) In Del.

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DART services will be free this Friday April 22nd in celebration of Earth Day, which is also Try Transit Day. There will be no charge Friday for riding any DART bus service statewide, including paratransit and DART connect.The special deal is intended to raise awareness of environmental challenges that face the people of earth, but…

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Happy Trails: 2 Local Pathways Up For Hall-of-Fame

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The Georgetown-to-Lewes Trail and Junction-and-Breakwater Pathway are up for consideration to join the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Hall of Fame. Voting is underway for the honor, and is open through next Friday August 6th. You may vote as often as you wish. To cast a vote, please CLICK HERE The Conservancy has been honoring rail-trails across the…

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Del. Releases 5-Year Plan To Address Road Safety

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DelDOT has rolled out a five-year Strategic Highway Safety Plan, which seeks to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries on Delaware roadways by 15-percent. Longer-term, DelDOT, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Office of Highway Safety, State Police and federal agencies hope to reduce serious incidents and deaths by 50-percent by 2035.…

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4 Del. Cabinet Nominees Confirmed

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The Delaware State Senate has confirmed several nominees to Governor John Carney’s cabinet for his second term. Nicole Majeski becomes Secretary of the Department of Transportation, replacing Jennifer Cohan who left for another position. Labor Secretary Cerron Cade will serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Amy Bonner was confirmed as Secretary…

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DelDOT Secretary Cohan Announces Retirement

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Governor John Carney on Friday announced the retirement of Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation, following 31 years of service to the State of Delaware. Cohan will serve through October, when she will join Leadership Delaware as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “Secretary Cohan has been a tremendous asset to our team and…

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