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Tag Archives: Bicycle Master Plan

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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Apply to Serve on the Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Group

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The Bicycle Master Plan team is seeking people interested in serving on the Bicycle Master Plan Advisory Group.

This group will consist of approximately 20 members and will meet approximately once a month over the next year and a half to provide advice to Planning Department staff as they develop a working draft of the master plan.…

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White Flint Transportation Open House – Oct 19 at WJ

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A White Flint Transportation Open House will be sponsored by the Montgomery County Dept. of Transportation and will include a presentation on the ongoing White Flint Transportation Demand Management Study.  After the presentation, there will be staff available at tables around the room to collect comments and answer questions on various White Flint Infrastructure projects, including White Flint road projects, the parking garage under design for the Conference Center, the separated bike lanes being designed for Nebel Street, as well as information on several Commuter Services and programs like the ability to sign up for Smart Cards, Senior Smart Cards, Parking Apps, etc.…

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White Flint Separated Bike Lanes Network — A Brand New Report

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Montgomery Planning has just released  its White Flint Separated Bike Lanes Network Report as part of the Bicycle Master Plan.

The report says, “Montgomery County residents and employees are more likely to bicycle in low-stress environments, so improving bicycling throughout the County requires developing safe, low-stress connections between activity centers, transit facilities and neighborhoods.…

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Learn about the Bicycle Master Plan

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The Bicycle Master Plan Outreach Team of the Montgomery County Planning Department asked me to share their schedule for their remaining three meetings about the Montgomery County Master Bike Plan.  Learn more about separated bike lanes, bike paths, and how we can knit a network to make it safe and fun for everyone to get around the county on two wheels.…

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