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Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning

Biking and walking are good for our health, good for our environment and good for our region. And whether we do it for fitness, to get somewhere or just for fun, we need to be safe when we bike and walk. Through the planning process, we work to make the Baltimore region a better region for biking and walking — from West Baltimore to Westminster, and for all points in between.

Concept Plan for a Patapsco Regional Greenway  
On behalf of the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board, the Baltimore Metropolitan Council is conducting a study to develop a concept plan for the Patapsco Regional Greenway.

This proposed greenway is a 10- to 12-foot-wide, ADA-accessible trail through the Patapsco Valley from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor toward Sykesville in Carroll County. The greenway is expected to pass through or near the communities of Cherry Hill, Baltimore Highlands, Halethorpe, Elkridge, Catonsville, Ellicott City, Oella, Daniels, Woodstock, and Marriottsville.

The study will identify main trail locations, select alternative locations, and identify the next steps in the process toward making the greenway a reality. Toole Design Group (TDG) is the lead consultant for the study.

For more information, please contact Zach Kaufman (BMC project manager) or Nate Evans (TDG project manager).  

 


The BRTB serves as a forum for its planners and engineers to exchange information and coordinate work to develop plans and programs to best accommodate bikers and walkers, and to encourage biking and walking in the region. Our strategies, outlined in the master plan, include the development of a prioritized network of infrastructure improvements, policies including improvements specific to biking and walking in all infrastructure improvements, and the encouragement of programs such as Bike to Work Day.      

We support planning for biking and walking across the state and at the community level. Some examples of statewide and local-level planning to make the Baltimore region a better place for biking and walking include:

Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Access Plan

Anne Arundel County Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

Annapolis Bicycle Master Plan

Baltimore (City) Bicycle Master Plan

Baltimore County Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Plan, Phase 1, and Phase 2.

Harford County Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

Bike Howard Master Plan

Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan 

For more information:
Zach Kaufman, zkaufman@baltometro.org, 410-732-0500 x 1048

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 December 2016 16:55