Category Archives: General

Items of general interest to the cycling community.

Capital Gazette Column Encourages Biking & Safety

May 15, 2019 Op-ed by Jon Korin encourages riding for transportation and also safety tips for drivers and cyclists. Advertisements

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Capital Story on the Origin of BikeAAA at Leadership Anne Arundel

This April, 2019 feature was part of a monthly series celebrating 25 years of Leadership Anne Arundel.    It describes how LAA provided the launch and supported the growth and success of BikeAAA.     Click LAA and BikeAAA.

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BikeAAA Featured in Article About MD Bike Symposium

From the April edition of Business Monthly  

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Lois Findlay and Rachel Varn Join BikeAAA Board

We are delighted to announce that Lois Findlay and Rachel Killeen Varn have joined the BikeAAA Board! Lois brings a wealth of experience having been president of Potomac Pedalers, loads of bike event leadership and diverse non-profit experience to her role as Treasurer. … Continue reading

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BikeAAA 2018 Annual Report and State of Biking

  BikeAAA has released it’s BikeAAA Annual Report 2018 which includes an update on biking in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis, highlights of 2018, the achievements that led to the Bronze Bike-friendly designation in 2018 and the goals that will … Continue reading

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What’s Next After Bronze? Getting to Silver Bike-friendly Community

We are quite proud that Anne Arundel County and Annapolis have together been designated Maryland’s seventh Bronze Bike-friendly Community but it is more of a call to further action than a trophy.       Two important benefits of the designation … Continue reading

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New County Law Will Bring More Bike & Pedestrian Connections!

    The County Council passed into law Bill 78-18, Multimodal Transportation, October 1, 2018 and it became effective on January 1, 2019.  The purpose is to enhance the residential and commercial subdivision and site development regulations  to ensure that … Continue reading

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Anne Arundel County & Annapolis named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

BikeAAA has been the catalyst for this milestone since our launch in 2013. We now have an advocacy group, a Bike Commission, a full-time Bike/Ped Planner and office of Transportation at the county, over 60 miles of bike routes, record-level … Continue reading

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Annapolis Bikeshare Builds Momentum

    Annapolis bikeshare had a good start after it’s August 29, 2018 launch.     Learn more about the Pace Bikeshare and get an update from the November 24, 2018 Capital front page story.

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County Council Bill 78-18 – Multimodal Transportation Signed Into Law

This important bill assures that all modes of transportation including biking, walking, transit and motorized vehicles are considered when residential or commercial developments are planned and approved. Historically, only motorized traffic has been considered and facilities were added that either … Continue reading

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