Purpose Statement


The purpose of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Committee is to provide advice and assistance to the Town Council and Town Manger regarding bicycle and pedestrian safety conditions and issues in Bethany Beach.

Scope of Work

  • Research and evaluate bicycle and pedestrian safety conditions and practices in Town; identify issues; and make recommendations for improvement to the Town Council.

  • In developing recommendations, review and consider the constraints of the physical layout of the Town's streets and roadways; the jurisdiction of the Delaware Department of Transportation; and other relevant factors.

  • Develop a communication strategy and procedures to keep citizens informed about current and future projects and plans for their biking and walking safety.

  • Develop safety information, such as safety tips for drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians, and publication procedures for Council consideration.

  • Research and evaluate safety practices in other towns and new technologies that might enhance public safety in Bethany Beach.