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Bike related legislative action in Maryland

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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BikeAAA Support County Council Bill 78-18 – Multimodal Transportation

BikeAAA submitted the following document to the County Council Members and key leaders of the executive branch in support of this bill.   Please let your council member know that you support Bill 78-18 which will enhance our network of safe … Continue reading

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Multimodal Transportation Bill 78-18 Introduced at County Council

County Council Bill 78-18 was introduced at the July 16, 2018 County Council meeting and will be heard at the September 17  7pm Council Meeting at the Council Chambers, 44 Calvert St, Annapolis.      This important bill assures that … Continue reading

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2018 State Legislation Recap

During the 2018 session  BikeAAA  worked closely with Bike Maryland and other advocates to secure new bike safety legislation.     We also had the benefit this year of the work done by the Maryland Bicycle Safety Task Force created by … Continue reading

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2018 Maryland Legislative Session

The 2018 session is underway and BikeAAA is working closely with Bike Maryland to prepare for new bike safety legislation.     We also have the benefit this year of the work done by the Maryland Bicycle Safety Task Force created … Continue reading

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2017 Maryland Legislation – May 27 Update

This was the most successful year for bike safety legislation in several years.   Three bills were passed into law and SHA announced during the session that they would install a modified HAWK signal on Veirs Mill Rd (Rt 586). … Continue reading

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Legislation to Eliminate the 3 Foot Narrow Road Exception

Many don’t realize that the current 3 foot passing law has an exception for narrow roads.    This means that on nearly all single lane roads the law does not apply.     House Bill 214 sponsored by Delegate Lafferty … Continue reading

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BikeAAA Presents to Anne Arundel County State Delegation Nov. 4, 2015

BikeAAA has presented to the delegation in each of the 3 years that they have held a forum for county non-profits.     More than 20 non-profits get a few minutes each to speak and make requests for legislation and/or … Continue reading

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Sept 10, 2015 Capital Gazette Story on Grand History Trail & Bicycle Routes Through Annapolis

BikeAAA convened a gathering for the inaugural ride of the new Grand History Trail, a 250 mile route that includes York, Gettysburg, Frederick, Washington, Annapolis & Baltimore. MD Senate President Mike Miller and Speaker Mike Busch each stopped by to … Continue reading

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County FY16 Budget Must Include Safe, Interconnected Bike Routes

County Executive Steve Schuh has made safe, interconnected bike routes a vital part of his vision for the county and his FY16 Budget.   An interconnected bicycle network is important not only for recreation, it is vital to developing a … Continue reading

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