Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Silver Spring to Get a Protected Bike Lane in 2016

(From Washington Area Bicyclists Association, February 12, 2016, by Garrett Hennigan)
At a community workshop in February attended by over 70 community members, Montgomery County’s Department of Transportation (MCDOT) unveiled plans for protected bike lanes on Spring Street and Cedar Street in downtown Silver Spring. Stretching almost one mile from Second Avenue to Wayne Avenue, the lanes will sit against the curb, separated from car traffic by a painted buffer, vertical posts and parked cars.

Following the short Woodglen protected bike lane installed in White Flint in 2014, this project will be the second on street bike facility in the County that puts cyclist safety and comfort first.
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