Maryland Residents, Please Attend a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Update Tomorrow Evening


Maryland residents capable of getting to the University of Baltimore tomorrow evening should plan to attend a meeting about the state’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan update. The plan hasn’t been updated since 1992, and it’s critical that Maryland cyclists contribute their input on what can help make the state a better place to ride a bike.

Details on the meeting are below. For some background information, listen to this podcast from WYPR.

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On Thursday, March 21 5:00 p.m. please join the Maryland Department of Transportation for a public meeting about the Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan update. This meeting will provide information about recent progress, current conditions, and discussion of goals and key needs.

You may also join the meeting remotely via an online meeting and/or call-in phone number. Details, instructions and a link to the online meeting are available at: www.mdot.maryland.gov/bikewalkplan.

What: Public Meeting regarding the Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Update
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2012
Location: University of Baltimore, 11 West Mount Royal Avenue, Baltimore; room 001 and 003 of the William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center (Building 9 on the campus map)
Time: 5-8 p.m., presentation to begin at 5:30 p.m.

Discussion Topics:
Current conditions for biking and walking
Progress since 2002 Plan
Input on draft goals and objectives
Input on key priorities for supporting biking and walking

The meeting location is one block south of Penn Station. Street parking is available and a parking garage is located one block west at 131 W. Mount Royal Ave. Limited bike parking is available in front of the building and additional bike racks are located across Mount Royal Ave at Gordon Plaza.

Please visit www.mdot.maryland.gov/bikewalkplan to learn more about the plan update process and to complete the bicycle and pedestrian needs survey.

Thank you for your participation!

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