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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Howard County Bicycle Master Plan

      The Howard County Department of Planning and Zoning is developing a Howard County Bicycle Master Plan.  The plan will attempt to:
  • Identify and develop countywide system of bicycle facilities to foster connectivity within and between the following: villages, communities and neighborhoods throughout the County, as well as neighboring cities and counties, parks and recreation centers, schools and educational institutions, commercial and employment centers, and regional and local transit facilities.
  • Facilitate recreational and transportation trips by bicycle in the County and improve safety for all types of bicyclists.
  • Recommend County policies that will support bicycling, including bikeway facility design.
  • Build public support for implementation of the Plan.
        The public input period has officially opened and the county wants your ideas and participation. There is an as well as several public meetings. Click here for the survey.  The first public meeting is this Saturday, September 22 at the Miller Branch Library from 10:00am-1:00pm. Click here for more dates and locations for public meetings around the county.

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