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Welcome to Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA)!

Register NOW for the October 7 Lifeline100 with Rides for All Ages and Abilities!

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We are an all-volunteer 501c3 non-profit focused on creating a healthier, more livable Annapolis and Anne Arundel County by promoting safe bicycling for transportation, recreation and fitness.  We represent more than 700 members, the voice for thousands of cyclists and advocate for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices; and educate children, adults, and motorists about safe bicycling. For an update of recent accomplishments and activities, please read our BikeAAA 2017 Annual Report.

There is lots of progress being made on bike infrastructure, legislation, education, enforcement and safety programs.   This includes record-level trail-building, Annapolis Bikeshare launch and new 3-foot enforcement technology.    Check our NEWS for some recent updates.

May was National Bike Month and we  had a record more than 2,000 children riding on Bike to School Day with the most registered schools of any county in Maryland!     Check out our EVENTS page and  CALENDAR for upcoming events!

BikeAAA is the voice for biking in the county!   See recent NEWS.

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Click for an update on the very successful session for  2017 Maryland bike safety legislation with 3 bills passed into law.    Further progress was made in the 2018 Maryland Bike Legislation with three new bike laws passed following through on the Maryland Bike Safety Task Force recommendations which included BikeAAA reps Jack Keene and Jon Korin.

 

 

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The 2017 Lifeline100 was a rousing success with a record-breaking 861 registrants and $33,000 raised for local non-profits!       REGISTER NOW  for the 15, 30, 65 or 100 mile ride on October 7, 2018!

 

 

BikeAAA advocacy is making a difference for safety, bike events and more safe places to ride.      Here are some recent highlights:

 

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BikeAAA provided helmets to 250 county children working with partners Centro de Ayuda (Center of Help shown above), Bykes 2 Tykes, Box of Rain, AA County Police, Annapolis Police, AAMC and Toys 4 Tots

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More than 2,000 children rode to 17 schools in the county on  Bike to School Day!    Thank you parents, police, faculty, volunteers, sponsors and children!

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Recognized as County’s first LAB Bike-friendly Business at Bike to Work Day (L to R: Councilman Chris Trumbauer, AAMC’s Betsey Snow, BikeAAA’s Jon Korin, County Executive Steve Schuh, Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides)

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New bike racks at Market House purchased by BikeAAA and installed by the City of Annapolis are unveiled at Bike to Work Day

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The city and county have added new Bike Lane markings and signs.  This one on B&A Blvd in Arnold. Others on Boulter’s Way and Chinquapin Round Rd.

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WB&A Trail Extension Now Open!   The Patuxent River Bridge design is underway!

School Board Recognizes Bike Safety Program 

At front center are Christiana Walsh, AACPS Coordinator of Health, Physical Education and Dance, Steve Miller, BikeAAA Board Member and Safety Program Lead, Jon Korin, BikeAAA President and Brian Kopp, Bike Maryland Education Director

Partners BikeAAA and Bike Maryland received recognition by the Anne Arundel County School Board for the partnership that is providing bicycle safety instruction and a bike rodeo skills course to more than 5,000 children grades 3-5 in 26 elementary schools in its first year.    The program is grant-funded and is provided at no cost to the school system.   Schools are now being scheduled for next year.    Special thanks to BikeAAA’s Steve Miller and BikeMD’s Brian Kopp who launched the program that is now being used as a model for other counties across Maryland!    Great press coverage and video in the Capital Gazette

Lifeline100 Wins “Maryland My Maryland” Special Event of the Year from MRPA

The Anne Arundel County Lifeline100 Community Bicycle Event  received this award at the Maryland Recreation & Parks Association annual conference.   Lifeline100 is hosted by Anne Arundel Recreation & Parks, Anne Arundel Police and BikeAAA.   Last year’s event drew 860 cyclists and raised $33,000 for county non-profits.       Sign up to ride, sponsor or volunteer now at  www.lifeline100.com  .

COUNTY BIKE COMMISSION LAUNCHED!  On August 12, 2015, County Executive Steve Schuh announced the formation of the Anne Arundel County Bicycle Advisory Commission. This is a veryAACBACGroupsigning significant step towards a safe interconnected bike route network and BikeAAA president, Jon Korin, will chair the commission. More than 50 cyclists, government and community officials attended the signing on the B&A Trail.  For more details, video and photos, click here or Bike Commission.

Save the date for the October 7, 2018 Lifeline100

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2015 Lifeline100 Riders See the Chesapeake Bay Bridge

 Thelifeline100  5th annual Lifeline 100 Anne Arundel County Century Ride features rides 100 and 65 mile road/paved trail routes and  30 and 15 mile paved trail rides and a Children’s Bike Rodeo on Oct. 7, 2018 at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville. In 2017, there were over 860 registrants, more than 25 sponsors, 100 volunteers and the event raised $33,000 for county non-profits!   More details here .

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NEW!   Help locate bike racks countywide!

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Bike Safety Programs: Over 1,000 children in bike safety rodeos and 750 free helmets distributed.      Learn more about this and other safety programs here!

Support Anne Arundel County bicycling by joining BikeAAA now for as little as $10!    Just click: JOIN/SUPPORT

If you would like to get involved or track our progress, please continue to check back, join our Facebook Group or click  our Contact Us  form to request more information and get on our email list.

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