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We Want Your Input!

Survey for the 2019 Bike & Ped Master Plan Update
Please make your selections below using a scale of 1 - 5:
1 = NOPE   |  2 = A LITTLE   |  3 = SO-SO   |  4 = YEAH, MOSTLY   |  5 - YEP. GOT IT.

1. Do the goals (listed below) that were used in the 2014 Bike & Ped Master Plan reflect an understanding of the desired outcomes for Maryland cyclists and pedestrians?

2. Do the objectives (listed below) that were used in the 2014 Bike & Ped Master Plan address major bicycle and pedestrian issues in Maryland?



GOALS & OBJECTIVES FROM THE 2014 BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN MASTER PLAN

(A PDF Version of the Goals & Objectives is also available to keep multiple windows open)

GOAL 1: BUILD CONNECTED NETWORKS

  • Develop networks of accommodations along state roadways.
  • Improve integration of bicycle and pedestrian transportation with transit.
  • Prioritize enhancement of pedestrian & bicycle travel in areas with high potential for short trips that can be accomplished by walking & biking. 
  • Improve links between shared use paths and on-road facilities and address key gaps in transportation trail systems. 

GOAL 2: IMPROVE SAFETY

  • Improve education and training of professionals involved in bicycle and pedestrian safety.
  • Improve education and training of the public regarding safe driving, walking, and biking. 
  • Use best practices to analyze bicycle and pedestrian crashes and identify effective countermeasures. 
  • Ensure consistent operations and maintenance to provide safe access for pedestrians and cyclists.

GOAL 3: PLAN AND DESIGN FOR EVERYONE

  • Strengthen evaluation of bicycle and pedestrian conditions to support multimodal decisions.
  • Increase professional capacity to effectively plan, design, implement and maintain infrastructure for bicycling and walking. 
  • Increase use of innovative design solutions to enhance safety and comfort of cyclists and pedestrians.
  • Leverage funding opportunities to improve bicycle and pedestrian networks. 

GOAL 4: STRENGTHEN COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS

  • Provide assistance and incentives to local governments to improve biking and walking.
  • Improve coordination between state agencies, and with local governments to support bikeable and walkable communities.
  • Support efforts to increase biking and walking to schools, colleges and universities.
  • Expand outreach and engagement in bicycle and pedestrian initiatives.

GOAL 5: PROMOTE WALKING AND BIKING IN MARYLAND

  • Promote bicycling and walking as normal transportation modes to a broad diversity of participants.
  • Improve access to bicycling and walking information and wayfinding.
  • Support growth in bicycle tourism in Maryland.