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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February 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Jennifer Toole Headlines Planning Department’s Speakers Series, Her Topic is Cycling (VIDEO)

Jennifer Toole headlined the Planning Department’s Winter Speaker Series this month. Bridget Schwiesow has a recap. The next Speaker Series event takes place on Wednesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Planning Department’s auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring. Transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin, principal and director of strategy for San Francisco-based Nelson/Nygaard, will […]

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April 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo cover of City Cycling book by Ralph Buehler

Planning Expert Talks Cycling in Silver Spring

Virginia Tech professor Ralph Buehler will speak at the Montgomery County Planning Department headquarters in Silver Spring on April 9 at 7 p.m. His topic “Making Cycling Irresistible: Lessons from Europe and North America” will focus on the increase of bike use and how that relates to transportation and land-use policies. In his book and […]

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