​​​​Welcome!

Thank you for visiting the site of the Active Transportation Open House 2022 held February 12 to 18, 2022. Much of the material is still available for you to enjoy. Please begin by listening to a warm welcome from our County Executive Calvin Ball below. Then scroll down to learn about the Open House:

  • Discussions,
  • Self-Guided Tour, and 
  • Surveys

The final report provided to the County Council and County Executive on the Open House can be found here. We welcome your questions and feedback

Open House Video from County Executive Calvin Ball

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball welcomes you to the Active Transportation Open House 2022. Please use the link below to watch the video.

Howard County Executive, Dr. Calvin Ball welcomes you to the Active Transportation Open House 2022.

Open House - Discussions 

All discussions were held virtually via Webex video conferencing. Each discussion included an opportunity to ask questions, make comments, or provide feedback to County staff on any aspect of active transportation in Howard County. The recordings of the discussions are included below:   

  • February 15, Tuesday evening County Capital Projects to improve biking and walking, including the Patuxent Branch Trail Surface Upgrade project - with Kris Singleton from the Department of Public Works. The recording of the session is available here
  • February 16, Wednesday evening - Enforcement, Education, and Safety - with Cpl. Monti from the Pathway Patrol Unit of the County Police Department. The recording of the session is available here
  • February 17, Thursday afternoon Walking and Biking to School - with Doug Kampe from Howard County Public School System Student Transportation Office. The recording of the session is available here

​Open House - Self-Guided Tour

Click on the links below to explore the topics that interest you. Words that are underlined in the Open House boards are links that will take you to additional videos, tables, and resources.  

  1. Welcome - Welcome
  2. WalkHoward - Master Plan | ImplementationProjects | Resources
  3. BikeHoward Master Plan | Projects | Projects (continued) | Projects, Master Plan Update | Resources | Patuxent Branch Trail – Surface Upgrade webpage
  4. Complete Streets - Policy & Vision | Implementation | Implementation (continued) & Projects | Related Projects | Resources
  5. Shared Micromobility - Bikeshare and Shared E-scooters 
  6. Public Engagement - How to Reach the County | Websites & More 
  7. Partners in Active Transportation - In the County | In the County (continued)
    In the Region | Non-profits & Advocacy
  8. Safety - Plans & Analysis | Educational Resources  
  9. Upcoming Events - Events

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​​​​​​Open House - Surveys

The surveys are now closed. Thank you for your participation. A summary of the results have been included in the Active Transportation Open House final report (Appendix B).

Resources

The County maintains different websites that address different aspects of active transportation. We encourage you to visit them all and learn more about the County’s commitment to the health of the community and its residents.

  • WalkHoward reviews the County’s Pedestrian Master Plan which continues our efforts to improve walkability in Howard County 
  • BikeHoward explains the County’s Bicycle Master Plan addressing improvements for both transportation and recreational bicycling
  • Complete Streets describes our Complete Streets policy and implementation efforts to create County roadways that are safe and convenient for residents of all ages and abilities traveling by foot, bicycle, public transportation or motor vehicle 
  • Complete Streets infrastructure improvement projects described projects promoting the Complete Streets policy by the different phases of concept, design, and construction.
    A chart with the status of bicycle and pedestrian projects is available here.
  • Go Howard outlines the County’s ridesharing, transit, biking, and other alternatives to driving 
  • WalkHoward reviews the County’s Pedestrian Master Plan which continues our efforts to improve walkability in Howard County 

Translation

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If the language of your choice is not listed there, go to https://translate.google.comclick on Websites, and select the language for translation.  In the empty box, add www.howardcountymd.gov/ATOH2022. Click the blue arrow. The translated webpage will appear in a few seconds.   

Self-Guided Tour. To translate the self-guided tour materials: 
- Open and download the linked document of your choice from the topics below.
- Go to https://translate.google.com. Click on Documents. Select the new language. 
- Click on Browse your computer to find the document. Click on Open. Click on Translate.
- When done, click on Download translation. Open the new document. Read in new language.

  1. Welcome Welcome
  2. WalkHoward - WalkHoward 
  3. BikeHoward -  BikeHoward | Patuxent Branch Trail – Surface Upgrade webpage
  4. Complete Streets Complete Streets
  5. Shared Micromobility Bikeshare and Shared E-scooters 
  6. Public Engagement -  Public Engagement 
  7. Partners in Active Transportation - Partners
  8. Safety - Safety
  9. Upcoming Events - Events

Questions and Sign-ups

If you have any further questions or comments, please email us at [email protected].  If you wish to be notified of future Open Houses, meetings, or events hosted by the Office of Transportation, please click here.

Active Transportation Open House 2021

Click here to see the website and materials presented at the Active Transportation Open House held in 2021.

Outreach

Click here to see the outreach performed for the Open House as indicated by the Complete Streets Community Engagement Plan.  

 

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