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A Friendly Reminder: Please Park Next to the Bike Lane
The Roland Avenue Resurfacing project from Cold Spring Lane to Northern Parkway has been completed. This is the first parking-protected bike lane in Baltimore City, and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) would like to alert residents of the new parking pattern on Roland Avenue. People in cars are advised to park in the parking lane next to the bike lane and not against the curb or in the striped buffer zone.
The BCDOT has alerted parking enforcement that there will be a 2 week grace period of enforcement until October 1, 2016 for residents to adjust to the new parking arrangements. After October 1, 2016, cars parking in the bike lane or the buffer may be issued a citation. The below diagram illustrates where the parking lane is placed relative to the curb as well as examples of how to park properly.
ALSO, a friendly reminder that the speed limit on Roland Avenue is 25 mph. Lower speeds makes our roads safer for everyone, especially pedestrians. We all want to arrive safely, so please be mindful to not exceed the 25 mph speed limit.
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation is currently conducting a six month evaluation of the Roland Avenue Protected Bike Lane. The project was officially marked complete last week. During this time we are accepting feedback from the community. Community members may submit feedback to, BCDOT NW Transportation Liaison, by email or in writing to:
Northwest Transportation Liaison
City of Baltimore • Department of Transportation
417 E. Fayette St. • Baltimore, MD 21202
The City of Baltimore’s Department of Transportation announces with Code of Federal Regulation, 49 CFR 26.45, the Proposed Overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goals for its Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funded programs and awards for Federal Fiscal Years 2017-2019. Using calculated methodology, the determined DBE goal for the identified fiscal period will be 12.82%, of which 2.96% is race neutral and 9.86% is race conscious.
Information concerning the rationale and methodology used to formulate the overall goal will be available for inspection during normal business hours for 30 days following the date of this notice. For an appointment to inspect this information, all interested persons may contact Baltimore City’s Department of Transportation Contract Administration/Civil Rights Division at (410) 396-6815 or send an email to [email protected]. The Department will accept written comments for 30 days from the date this notice appears in publication. All written comments should be addressed to Baltimore City Department of Transportation Contract Administration/Civil Rights Division, 417 East Fayette Street, Room 536, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. The Department will also host a formal event, scheduled for March 16, 2017, at 9 am, to solicit comments regarding BCDOT’s 2017-2019 DBE Goal and Methodology for our FTA funded grants and awards.
Safe Routes To School
The objective of the Safe Routes to School Program is to provide safe passage from residence to school destination with minimum disruption by traffic dangers.