DelawareLive July 31

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 31, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines House speaker refuses to consider McGuiness removal Delaware lawmakers eye major state capitol expansion DOJ responds to McGuiness’ claims of unfair trial: ‘She is wrong’ Here’s how $600M in COVID education money was spent  Culture Baking up a good time: State Fair attracts culinary …

Philadelphia Pike road diet

What would a road diet look like? What would it do?

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

The thoroughfare had problems with accidents, so Delaware Department of Transportation officials wanted to reduce the number of through lanes and make other changes — a concept called a road diet. That’s the situation for Foulk Road today, and it was also the situation for the Philadelphia Pike more than a decade ago. The Pike was put on a road …

DelawareLive July 17

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 17, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines House, Senate offer different options to remove McGuiness Pettyjohn, Briggs King secure exception to magazine ban, save jobs Fate of Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase up to Delaware court Lawmakers praise formal application process for state grants Trolley Square project turns utility boxes into art …

The crowd at a DelDOT open house on plans for Foulk Road (Ken Mammarella photo)

Foulk Road reconfiguration draws intense interest

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

An open house that was billed the “absolute beginning of the process” to reconfigure Foulk Road generated intense interest from neighbors and owners of local businesses. It did not, however, generate a lot of answers. Nor did it generate a large number of people favoring the project to cut the road from four lanes, improve it for cyclists and pedestrians …

DelawareLive July 10

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 10, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Bruce Munro hopes you find Longwood light art joyous Delaware wants to put Foulk Road on a diet Calls mount for McGuiness to resign, be impeached Culture ‘Tempest’ marks Delaware Shakespeare return to Rockwood Winterthur brings back its Artisan Market July 16-17 Delaware state …

DelDOT wants to reduce the number of lanes on Foulk Road (Photo by Dough4872, from wikimedia)

Delaware wants to put Foulk Road on a diet

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

  State officials want to increase safety by reducing the number of lanes on Foulk Road. The idea is drawing a lot of interest on what the project entails – and a visceral outcry. The Delaware Department of Transportation “wants to reconfigure Foulk Road the same way it has Philadelphia Pike,” Mike Lang wrote on the Take Back Claymont Facebook …