Category Archives: bike routes

Do you support a new trail by the Riggs Road Crossing?

This is the word we have from MDOT so far on trying to install a trail on the public utility Right of Way near the Riggs Road crossing. A bonus, however, I have added your request for a trail across … Continue reading

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Sept. 12 Update from SHA regarding Riggs Road and Campus Drive Crossings

Sept. 12, 2011 The SHA follows procedures outlined in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) to determine when and where traffic control devices should be installed.  A study of the existing bicycle accommodations at the MD 193/Campus Drive … Continue reading

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New Bridge to Campus!

The foundations are in for a new bridge across Paint Branch creek.

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Riggs Road accident

From our bikeUMD facebook page: Mathias Frisch Sadly I can report that the intersection at Riggs now does have its first bike accident: I got hit by a car today in the turn lane onto Drexel, after having had to navigate … Continue reading

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Stop Sign Audit Proposal

 This proposal was submitted by : Andrew Stershic University of Maryland, Class of 2011 Civil Engineering & Economics to bikeUMD.  BikeUMD -A Fair Solution for Campus Cyclists The University of Maryland recently a bronze award for being bicycle-friendly. In order to improve … Continue reading

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The Bike Fair is coming!!

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WHAT: An  educational bike fair to support biking for transportation and wellness at the University of Maryland WHEN:Wednesday April 6th 11 am to 3 pm. WHO: All members of the University of Maryland community. Information about Sharing the Road with … Continue reading

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Bridges of Sligo Creek Parkway

One of the good reasons to consider the occasional bicycle commute to campus is that we are surrounded by a beautiful trail system that you can take for big portions of your commute. In the case of Sligo Creek parkway the … Continue reading

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Share the Road Campaign Rides Preview

During the Share the Road campaign we are running a “bike bus” to key locations nears campus. Come with us as we ride to: Lake Artemesia on the 5th, Take a ride for wellness. Don’t you ever want to take … Continue reading

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Bike Week-Shoppers and Home Depot Ride

April 12, 4 pm

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Safe Routes to School, applications at the college level?

Safe Routes to school is a great program that focuses on making commutes to k-12 schools nationawide more bikeable. The press release I have pasted below is related to the State of Maryland specifically. Please read it. It is short … Continue reading

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