Walking and Biking in Wheaton, MD will soon be safer! Residents have asked for a safer way to walk and ride bikes, and the MD State HighwayAdministration has agreed to make one lane in each direction for bikes ONLY. This summer you'll be able to go from Arcola to Amherst to get to work, go... Continue Reading →

Share a Bike Pic, Win some Swag

Between now and May 29,  you can help promote biking by sharing a picture with Montgomery County Maryland's Department of Transportation for Bike to Work day, May 21, 2021. Just take a selfie or have someone take a picture of you and your bike at the featured bike path each week. Post your picture and tag @mococommuter (on Twitter or Instagram) along with the hashtag #MoCoBikes to be entered into that... Continue Reading →

Montgomery County is finding creative ways for people to reclaim streets during the pandemic

Written by Alison Gillespie and Jane Lyons As the COVID-19 pandemic spread this spring, demand for parks and trails spiked in neighborhoods across the country. Many cities responded by opening streets to pedestrians and cyclists and closing streets, entirely or partially, to vehicles. The “open” or “shared streets” concept has proven more difficult in places... Continue Reading →

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