Active Transportation News:
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) in coordination with the Montgomery County Department of Transportation, installed temporary protected bike lanes on MD 193/University Boulevard between Arcola Avenue and
Amherst Avenue. The protected lanes, which connect to the Sligo Creek Trail, will be in place through mid-November.
Cycle September Challenge
MDOT is pleased to support the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board’s Cycle September
challenge. Register your workplace, ride your bike, and score points for your team. Whether biking to work, or to the store, or just for fun and exercise, your rides can count all
month long in this friendly competition with other Central Maryland employers.
Walktober 2021 is almost here! Join this year’s Walkinars online Thursday mornings in October and celebrate Walk Maryland Day on Wednesday, October 6th. To learn more, visit the Walktober website by clicking the button below.
The Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
The Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (MBPAC) will hold its next meeting on Friday, October 22, 2021 from 9 am - 11 am. The meeting will be both virtual (via Microsoft Teams) and in person at MDOT Headquarters, (7201 Corporate Center Dr., Hanover, MD 21076) in the Richard Trainor Conference Room. In addition to regular MBPAC business, the meeting will feature a panel discussion on how rails-to-trails are developed in other states. Check the MBPAC website
for the latest safety protocols. Anyone not feeling well should plan to attend virtually.
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