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    Default Support Montgomery County Bicycle Master Plan

    From a WABA e-mail on the MoCo Bicycle Master Plan.

    Link to the form letter is http://org.salsalabs.com/dia/track.j...on_KEY%3D23166

    I don’t live in MoCo but I commented since I visit by bike and spend money there. The council considers the plan on Tuesday.


    E-mail:
    Montgomery County is one step away from adopting the most innovative and rigorous bicycle master plan in the country. But we need you to help us push it over the line!

    On Tuesday, July 10, the County Council will hold the final hearing on the plan. And based on what they hear, the Council will make final changes and vote to adopt it. This plan will guide the next 25 years of bicycle planning and construction in Montgomery County, so this is a pivotal moment for biking in the county.

    SUPPORT THE PLAN

    With your help, we can show our Councilmembers that the Bicycle Master Plan sets the bold vision that Montgomery County needs for a bikeable, healthy, accessible, and sustainable future. Here’s how you can help:

    Email the Council:

    Click here to send your councilmembers an email asking that they support the plan without major changes. The plan was created through more than two years of rigorous data analysis and exhaustive community input. It is the gold standard of data-driven and community-involved planning and will guide Montgomery County to being a world-class community for bicycling.Together, we can push it over the finish line.

    LET'S DO THIS

    Share your story at Tuesday’s Hearing:

    Sending a letter is a quick way of showing your support, but showing up in person shows that you mean it. Hearings are the perfect place to tell your bicycling story. Will you join us at the hearing to speak up for this visionary plan?

    Bike Master Plan Council Hearing
    Tuesday, July 10 at 7:30 pm
    Council Office Building Third-floor hearing room
    100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD, 20850
    Sign up to testify by July 9 at 10 am and reply to let us know that you will be there. If possible, email a written copy of your testimony 48 hours in advance of the hearing by email to County.Council@montgomerycountymd.gov.

    Thanks for your support!

    Garrett Hennigan
    Community Organizer

    PS: want to see the plan for yourself? Read the full plan here and the proposed network here.

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