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Tag Archives: Bicycle Master Plan

County Council Adopts Innovative Bicycle Master Plan Plan

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is pleased to announce that the Montgomery County Council unanimously voted to approve the Bicycle Master Plan on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

The Bicycle Master Plan envisions a future where all Montgomery County residents have access to a comfortable, safe and connected bicycle network. That vision is reached by achieving four goals:

Increase bicycling rates in Montgomery County.…

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Bicycle Master Plan Passes Major Milestone; Council Work Sessions Completed with an Affirmative Straw Vote

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The Montgomery County Council expressed significant support for the Bicycle Master Plan two weeks ago by voting 8-0 in favor of the proposed plan in a straw vote taken at the conclusion of their worksessions on the document.  The plan, if adopted, would be a comprehensive update to the Bicycle Master Plan. 

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Bicycle Master Plan T&E Council Committee Worksession Recap

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The Montgomery County Planning Department is making progress on the Bicycle Master Plan for Montgomery County through worksessions with the County Council.

On Monday, September 17, Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson and Montgomery Planning staff met with members of the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T&E) Committee to discuss various aspects of the forward-thinking plan.…

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Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing Scheduled at County Council for July 10

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The Montgomery County Planning Department invites the community to testify at the County Council’s public hearing for the Bicycle Master Plan, scheduled for Tuesday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Office Building (100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD, third-floor hearing room). The hearing will be televised live on County Cable Montgomery channels and streamed live online.
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Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing February 15

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On January 25, 2018, the Planning Board conducted a public hearing on the Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing Draft and received testimony from more than 270 people.
The next step is for the Planning Board to review the testimony they received and to consider changes in the plan based on those comments.
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What do you want to tell the Planning Board about the Bicycle Master Plan?

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The community is invited to comment on the Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing Draft. You can read the plan here.

The Bicycle Master Plan Public Hearing will take place on January 25, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Montgomery County Planning Department Headquarters (8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland).…

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Heads up on development coming before the Planning Dept. over the next couple of months

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Offutt Estates, a small townhouse development (5 units), along Hillery Way is returning to the Development Review Committee on January 2, 2018.

Pike and Rose Phase 1 and 2 amendments, including a new office building adjacent to Rose Park and additional changes, will be reviewed by the Planning Board in February 2018.…

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What do you think of the Bicycle Master Plan? M-NCPPC wants to know.

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From the Montgomery County Planning Dept:
The Montgomery County Planning Department is seeking comments on the draft Bicycle Master Plan Framework Report. Review the draft Framework Report.
This report outlines the proposed framework for the Montgomery County Bicycle Master Plan. It defines a vision by establishing goals and objectives, and recommends realizing that vision by creating a bicycle infrastructure network supported by policies and programs that encourage bicycling.
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Best Practices for Suburban Bicycling Planning

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The Montgomery County Planning Department hosted the second event in its 2016 Winter Speaker Series with a presentation by Jennifer Toole, president of the Silver Spring-based Toole Design Group. This firm is currently assisting the Montgomery County Planning Department as it updates its Bicycle Master Plan.

View the  video presentation featuring Jennifer Toole on February 23.…

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Bicycle Master Plan Community Advisory Group

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On Thursday, November 19, 2015 the Montgomery County Planning Board approved the 21-member Bicycle Master Plan Community Advisory Group, which will advise Planning Staff as the Master Plan develops. The group consists of 13 members from cycling and other organizations, and eight community members who applied to be part of the effort.

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