bicycle master plan

May 17, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Bike Lanes Flourishing Around Montgomery County

Protected and improved bike lanes have been popping up all over Montgomery County the past two years, and the county is rolling out plans for even more.   When bike advocate Casey Anderson was first appointed Montgomery County Planning Board chair, trying to make biking safer and easier “was like beating my head against the wall,” he said.  But […]

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March 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 1

The National Weather Service expects strong winds late Thursday night through Friday evening that may cause power outages. Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, March 1 happening in (or near) Montgomery County: 1. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board meets today and will hold their third work session on the Bicycle Master Plan. […]

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February 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Police Station: The move to the new 2nd District Station will be complete and the station will be open to the public after 5 p.m. today. 2. Virtual Town Hall Meeting: County Executive Ike Leggett will answer questions submitted online today from 1 – […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

1. MCPS Early Dismissal: It is the end of the second marking period for the public schools, students are dismissed after lunch. 2. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board will hold a pubic hearing for the working draft of the new Bicycle Mater Plan at Planning Headquarters in Silver Spring beginning at 6 p.m. A copy of […]

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November 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Planners To Present Working Draft of Bicycle Master Plan

A plan before the Montgomery County Planning Department aims to turn the county into a world-class bicycling community, encouraging people of all ages and bicycling abilities to meet their daily needs on two wheels. Planners have set a hearing on the working draft of the Bicycle Master Plan for Thursday, Jan. 18. The community can […]

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June 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Discuss County’s Master Bicycle Plan on June 22

The Montgomery County Planning Department and the Montgomery County Department of Parks is inviting residents to a public joint meeting on June 22 to discuss the Planning Department’s preliminary bikeway recommendations for the County’s Bicycle Master Plan, according to a news release. The goal of the Bicycle Master Plan, according to the Planning Department’s website, […]

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May 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

17,500 Expected to Bike to Work on Friday

Friday’s Bike to Work Day is expected to have 17,500 expected to take part. Organizers say many participants will be biking to work for the first time. And of the people who are first-timers, 10 percent continue to bike to work an average of 1.4 days a week, according to Commuter Connections and the Washington […]

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September 26, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Planners Tout Bicycle Master Plan During Parking Day (VIDEO)

Parking Day is an annual event that provides residents, businesses and organizations an opportunity to transform metered parking spaces into fun park-like spots to stimulate conversations about our urban landscape. This year’s event also focused on the County’s Bicycle Master Plan. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of […]

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January 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Planners Meet with Community on Future of Biking (VIDEO)

Montgomery County planners from the Bicycle Master Plan and the LSC Loop Trail recently held a community meeting  at Johns Hopkins’ Montgomery County campus. Visit the Montgomery Planning website to learn more. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Bicycle Master Plan Kickoff Meetings Complete (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Planning Department launched the bicycle master plan on July 1 and since that time planners have been hosting a series of kickoff meetings around the county to let the community know how they can get involved with a plan that will make recommendations to upgrade bicycle and pedestrian facilities around the county. […]

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