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October 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

New Bike Lanes in Pike District (VIDEO)

The Pike District now has one-half mile of separated bike lanes located on both sides of Nebel Street between Randolph Road and Marinelli Road in Rockville. Find out more in the video report, below. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Police to Escort 2,000 Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists from Gaithersburg to D.C.

Montgomery County police officers are planning to escort approximately 2,000 motorcyclists to the Pentagon as part of the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride into Washington, D.C. this Memorial Day weekend. The escort is scheduled to depart from Battley Harley Davidson, located at 7830 Airpark Road in Gaithersburg, at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 29. As […]

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May 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

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SHA Begins Work on Sligo Creek Trail Improvements

Hikers and cyclists who use a popular trail in Montgomery County will soon enjoy an improved walk or ride in Takoma Park. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is beginning a $1.9 million bicycle and pedestrian improvement project in the southeast quadrant of the Piney Branch Road and Sligo Creek Parkway intersection. […]

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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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January 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County’s Bikeways Program Has New Website

Montgomery County’s Bikeways Program has a new online look. Check out the updated website to learn more about the program, check out bikeways using the interactive map, find out about ongoing projects, save the date for the next Bicycle Action Group meeting and learn the rules of the road. Montgomery County has 90 miles of […]

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November 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Four Cyclists Injured on Glen Road

Four cyclists were transported to the hospital on Saturday morning after a collision in the 10300 block of Glen Road, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the collision occurred when one cyclist went down causing a chain reaction with the others. Piringer described the injuries on his […]

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January 15, 2015 | Staff Writer

Bike Track (VIDEO)

Good news for cyclists: In an effort to make bicycling safer, the county’s Department of Transportation has completed the county’s first protected bike lane in Rockville. Take a look:

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