Category Archives: General

Items of general interest to the cycling community.

BikeAAA Weighs In on Heather Cook Parole

Heather Cook, the former Bishop who crashed into and killed cyclist Tom Palermo in Baltimore in 2015, was sentenced to seven years.    She was drunk and using her cellphone and then left the scene.     She comes up … Continue reading

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BikeAAA’s Jon Korin Recognized as Hometown Hero

The Capital Gazette did a feature on Jon and the startup of BikeAAA, the county Bike Commission and the progress being made.    Read about it at:    http://www.capitalgazette.com/capital_style/ph-ac-cs-hometown-hero-jon-korin-0219-20170219-story.html  

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2017 Maryland Legislation – April 11 Update

Below is a list of proposed bicycle safety legislation as of April 11, 2017.   The session closed April 10 and three bike safety bills passed and await Governor signature and SHA announced they will install twp HAWK Signals! HB11 … Continue reading

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Media Advisory to Drivers for the 2016 Lifeline100: County Exec Schuh plans to ride

MEDIA ADVISORY October 14, 2015   Motorists Advised to Be Cautious of Cyclists on the Road During Sunday’s Lifeline 100 Bicycle Ride;  County Executive Will Ride The second annual Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Century Ride and Make Health Happen … Continue reading

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Children’s Bike Rodeo

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Oct. 1 Memorial Ride for Rene

A memorial bike ride in memory of Irene “Rene” Szczesniak will be held on Saturday, October 1 at 9:00AM in Glen Burnie, MD. Riders are asked to assemble at the large parking lot at Aquahart Rd. and the B&A Trail … Continue reading

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Public Bike Repair Stand Dedicated

Check out the  new public bike repair stand and air pump in memory of Rob Stearns, a Severna Park cyclist who loved to ride the B&A Trail. We are grateful to Rob’s family and friends and proud to dedicate this … Continue reading

Posted in Events, General, Infrastructure, News, Press

Drunk Driver Who Killed Tandem Cyclists is Sentenced; BikeAAA Cited To Help Craft Community Service

The driver who killed tandem cyclists John and Lynn in October, 2016 was sentenced on August 5 in Calvert County.       BikeAAA attended the sentencing, spoke and was asked by the judge to help craft the community service … Continue reading

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Schuh, advocates highlight need for improvements on Bike to Work Day

May 20, 2016 Capital Gazette: Story, photos and video from Bike to Work Day, Annapolis. http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/government/ph-ac-cn-bike-to-work-0521-20160520-story.html        

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Alex Pline Op-Ed on “Why I Ride a Bike”

Published May 11, 2016 in the Capital Gazette: http://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/columns/ph-ac-ce-column-pline-0511-20160511-story.html

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