Presentation: Bicycle Planning for Health and Safety: Effective Planning Practices and Techniques to Achieve Bicycle Active Communities
Wednesday, June 22nd, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Baltimore County Public Library, Arbutus Branch
855 Sulphur Spring Road • Arbutus, MD 21227 • 410-887-1451
Join APA Maryland for a discussion on bicycle planning in Maryland. Speakers will emphasize planning for community health and safety. The conversation will include planning practices, techniques and key initiatives that the state, counties and urbanized areas are taking to reduce crashes and build safer, bicycle active communities through well-connected networks.
(Baltimore Sun photo by Amy Davis / October 31, 2010) Avery Goldstein, 6, of Roland Park, in front, leads a cluster of riders, including Lynn Heller, also of Roland Park, in a pumpkin costume, at right. Cyclists, walkers, joggers, kids on scooters, and pets came out for Roland Park's second Ciclovia event, in which the southbound lane of Roland Avenue was closed between Northern Parkway and Cold Spring Lane from 8a.m. until 1p.m.
Networks that have safe access to transit, community facilities such as libraries, schools, hospitals, businesses and employment centers. Networks that encourage a healthier lifestyle and support a cleaner environment by providing opportunities to enjoy and preserve Maryland’s landscape.
Speakers for the evening will be:
- Liz Cornish, Executive Director of BikeMore
- Emily Ranson, Advocacy Coordinator at Bike Maryland
- Chris Eatough, Bike-Ped Coordinator at Howard County
- Charles Glass, Deputy Administrator, Transportation Policy and Planning at MDOT