Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Maryland State Highway Administration Releases Bicycle Policy and Design Guidelines

The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) released Bicycle Policy and Design Guidelines that outline ways transportation planners and engineers can improve bicycling in Maryland. The guidelines present a consistent approach to bicycle facility design that recognizes the potential safety concerns of intermingling bicycles with vehicles. The document suggests creating a statewide bikeway network to increase motorist awareness and acceptance of bicyclists as legitimate roadway users and actively promote safe bicycling along roadways. Read the guidelines online.