Tag Archive: bike

DOT launches education program on the County’s pedestrian and bikeway infrastructure

Using a $60,000 grant from the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) Transportation Land-Use Connections (TLC) Program, MCDOT has developed educational materials to inform travelers about new, safety infrastructure in the County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Priority Areas, such as separated bike lanes, bike boxes, green pavement markings and floating bus stops. The centerpiece is

Biking in Silver Spring just got a whole lot easier

Earlier this month, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett announced two new biking opportunities for Silver Spring: the completion of the first protected bike lane in downtown Silver Spring AND a new bikesharing option, MoBike. “Today, we are celebrating two important developments in making bicycle travel in Montgomery County easier, safer and more accessible,” said Leggett. “We

70 cyclists ride length of Sligo Creek for clean water

More than 70 cyclists rode the length of Sligo Creek for the Friends of Sligo Creek‘s second Bike Ride for Clean Water on June 6. This year had double the number of participants from the first event in 2016. Once the group arrived at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, many of the riders heard talks on “Everyday
Image from Bike to Work Day 2012

Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 16th!

Imagine this: it’s a cool morning, the sun is rising higher and the wind is rushing past your ears. You roll by cars stopped in traffic and turn onto a tree-lined path. The air smells great and you feel alive! As you get closer to town you join-up with other 2-wheeled riders at a pit

Bikeshare is coming to Montgomery County

The red bikes that have become a familiar sight in Washington, D.C. are heading across the border into Montgomery County. By the end of the summer, more than 50 Bikeshare stations will be located in the County.  They will be concentrated in two urban areas: Downcounty and in the Rockville, Shady Grove and Life Sciences