Links / Partners

State and Local

  • Bike Delaware
    Bike Delaware is a coalition of like-minded citizens and organizations that support bicycling as a healthy alternative to driving, advocating safe provisions within our transportation system.

  • Brandywine Conservancy
    A private, non-profit working to conserve the natural and cultural resources of the Brandywine River watershed and other selected areas.

  • Blue Ball Barn
    Information on the Blue Ball Barn at Alapocas Run State Park.

  • Delaware Agritourism

  • Delaware Bicycle Council
    Advisory group to state agencies on bicycling matters.

  • Delaware Environmental Summit Organizing Committee
    A volunteer alliance of environmentally-focused organizations and individuals.

  • Delaware Nature Society
    A private non-profit membership organization, advocates stewardship and conservation of natural resources.

  • Delaware State Parks
    “Everything you need to know” about Delaware's state parks.

  • Dover/Kent Co. MPO
    Federally-designated agency responsible for coordinating transportation planning and programming in Kent County, Delaware.

  • East Coast Greenway Alliance
    An ambitious project, a 2,600 mile traffic-free path linking East Coast cities from Maine to Florida.

  • Sussex Cyclists
    This Sussex County bicycle club provides group riding opportunities, teaches safe cycling and advocates for safe facilities.

    The Trustees of the New Castle Common
    The Trustees of New Castle Common are unique within the State of Delaware with a history as old as New Castle because the common land has existed as such since the days of early Dutch colonization when New Castle was Fort Casimir in 1651.

    University of Delaware Institute for Public Affairs
    The Insititute of Public Affairs has several programs:

  • Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO)
    Responsible for coordinating transportation plans of local governments in New Castle and Cecil County, Maryland.

  • The Wilmington Trail Club
    The Wilmington Trail Club is an organization of people who live in and around the Wilmington, Delaware area that participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as Hiking, Paddling, Biking, and Skiing.

  • Regional

  • 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania
    An alliance committed to promoting land use policies that will enable Pennsylvania to strengthen its communities and reduce sprawl.

  • Maryland Greenways Commission
    Has a goal of creating a statewide, natural infrastructure by protecting and connecting important natural corridors throughout the state.

  • Maryland Scenic Byways
    A detailed look at the 31 scenic byways designated by the State Highway Administration in Maryland.

  • Pennsylvania Greenways
    Everything you need to know about greenways in the Commonwealth



  • National Organizations

  • American Planning Association
    Encourages planning that meets the needs of people and society.

  • American Farmland Trust
    A private, nonprofit organization founded in 1980 to protect our nation's farmland.

  • American Hiking Society
    The only national organization dedicated to serving hikers and protecting the nation's hiking trails.

  • American Trails
    Leads the nation toward a comprehensive trails infrastructure for recreation, health, and travel.

  • Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
    Promotes excellence in the professional discipline of pedestrian and bicycle transportation.

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Information Center
    Good outreach and promotion plants the seeds for initiating change.

  • Congress for New Urbanism

  • The Conservation Fund

  • Cyburbia
    Information on planning, sprawl, redevelopment, urban revitalization, etc.

  • Environmental Law Institute
    To advance environmental protection by improving law, policy, and management.

  • Environmental Support Center
    ESC's goal is to improve the environment in the United States by enhancing the health and well-being of organizations.

  • Greenways, Inc.
    Environmental planning and landscape architectural firm that specializes in providing consulting services.

  • Land Trust Alliance
    The national leader of the private land conservation movement.

  • National Association of Recreation Resource Planners
    Advances the Art, the Science and the Profession of Recreation Resource Planning.

  • National Association of Service and Conservation Corps
    Supports achieving the nation's youth development, community service and environmental restoration goals.

  • National Center for Bicycling and Walking
    (Formerly the Bicycle Federation of America) works for more bicycle-friendly and walkable communities.

  • National Recreation and Parks Association
    To advance parks, recreation and environmental conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all people.

  • National Transportation Enhancements Clearinghouse
    Information and ideas for improving quality of life, expanding travel choice, and improving the environment.

  • The Nature Conservancy

  • Partners for Livable Communities
    Working to restore and renew communities.

  • Scenic America

  • Sierra Club

  • Smart Growth Network

  • Sprawl Watch Clearinghouse

  • Surface Transportation Policy Project

  • Sustainable America

  • Sustainable Communities Network



  • US Government