Towson, Maryland is an urban-adjacent town just north of Baltimore City, with a mix of young families, retirees, and young professionals and a growing population of college students. As of 2014, Towson University’s undergraduate population totaled over 18,000 students, with on-campus housing available for fewer than 5,000 students. This means that up to 13,000 students
Baltimore County has listened to “spokes-persons” who pushed for designated bicycle routes in and around Towson, and on Wednesday county officials and bicyclists celebrated the opening of a 4.23-mile Bike Beltway.
Cyclists joined County Executive Kevin Kamenetz for an inaugural trip around the network, which loops around central Towson, passing Towson’s shopping district, government center,
Construction on the Towson “Bike Beltway”, which uses a set of bike lanes and signage to demarcate the 4.2 miles of roads around downtown Towson, will begin this year and should be completed by June, according to a county public works official.
Stephen Weber, chief of Baltimore County’s Division of Traffic Engineering said Tuesday after
Baltimore County officials say $229,600 in grant money from the Maryland Department of Transportation Bikeways Program will help pay for 23 miles of new bike lanes and other upgrades.
via State grants will pave way for bike lanes in Baltimore County – baltimoresun.com.
A plan in the works for a Towson Bike Beltway in Towson was good news. A plan to expand that beltway is even better news.
The proposed beltway will more than double in size after grant money was awarded recently through the Maryland Bikeways Program. Five extensions from the original loop made possible with the