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Sponsors of Tour dem Parks

Cyclist\'s Yellow PagesThanks to the wonderful contribution of the following sponsors, Tour dem Parks raised $10,000 for the City
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Another barrier to cycling hits the dust

Bike LawsThanks to the efforts of One Less Car, Baltimore Bicycling Club, Baltimore Spokes and people like you who got involved, Maryland's law that prohibited cyclists on all toll bridges and ramps has been changed to allow the Chairman of MdTA to authorize toll bridges for bike/ped use. Governor Martian O'Malley signed this into law on 4/24 and will take effect in October of this year.

PLEASE do not head across the Bay Bridge or through the Harbor Tunnel on your Schwinn claiming this new law as justification. It is still prohibited. Instead, participate fully in the public input to future construction and rehab projects to make them bike/ped accessible.[Read comment for more details.]
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The winner for the stupidest bike lane in America goes to Silver Spring MD!

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And in case you missed the link in the article above, some history: <a href=""></a>;
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Fun events this Saturday

Biking in Baltimore
  • EcoFestival's free biking around Druid Hill Lake
  • Visions for a Healthy-City-a Chalk-In
Sat April 26 11a-3p
We'd really love to get a lot of folks to contribute visual ideas about healthful urban & community life in this street chalk dialog/ happening. Starting around Victorian trolley stop/gazebo north of lake.
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Anti-Car Petition ... that uses a car

Biking Elsewhere
Streets Are For People! are once again engaging the public and the government in an effort to disrupt our car-obsessed society.

To celebrate Earth Day, the group is preparing to present a
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Sunday streets

Biking in BaltimoreA quick update
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"Bike Havre de Grace!" Memorial Day

Cyclist\'s Yellow PagesBiller's Bikes in Havre de Grace is holding its Grand Opening &quot;Bike Havre de Grace!&quot; Day on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. Ribbon cutting and dedication of the newly routed East Coast Greenway trail in Havre de Grace, Harford and Cecil Counties, will begin at 1:00.

Following the brief ceremonies, registered participants will ride and board their bikes for a great biking photo op and river cruise on HdG's paddlewheeler, the Lantern Queen. Bikes and cash bar on board.

Following the hour-plus captain-narrated cruise up the Susquehanna River, everyone pedals back to Biller's Bikes for BBQ, bands and beers. All are invited. Come Bike Havre de Grace! (See <a href=""></a>; for details.)
Walter Biller
Biller's Bikes
Havre de Grace, MD
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Take Back the Tap

Health & Environment Take Back the Tap Pledge Did you know...
  • Bottled water is not safer than tap water? In fact, the federal government requires far more rigorous and frequent safety testing and monitoring of municipal drinking water.
  • Bottled water is thousands of times more expensive than tap water? Compare $0.002 per gallon for most tap water to a range of $0.89 to $8.26 per gallon for bottled waters.
  • Bottled water creates mountains of needless garbage and contributes to other environmental problems?
American consumers drink more bottled water every year, in part because they think it is somehow safer or better than tap water. They collectively spend hundreds or thousands of dollars more per gallon for water in a plastic bottle than they would for the H20 flowing from their taps.

Learn about the various problems with bottled water and why you should switch to tap water. Read our new report, Take Back the Tap: Why Choosing Tap Water over Bottled Water is Better for Your Health, Your Pocketbook, and the Environment.
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Growing Home Residential Tree Planting Campaign is Growing in the Region

Health & EnvironmentTowson, Md.(April 14, 2008)
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Bike more - Drive less

Biking ElsewhereA fun little video contrasting someone having fun while biking to work and someone being frustrated while trying to drive to work, from our friends at New Belgium Brewing.

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