Bike Maryland – Enjoy a Bike Ride and Support Your Right to Justice!
To support HB 363, bicyclists will ride to Annapolis to support the bill as well as Tami Bensky, widow of Larry Bensky, cyclist killed on Butler Road last spring and many other families that have lost a loved one in this tragic manner. Wednesday is the anniversary of Larry’s death.
Bike Ride: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 8AM start at the Baltimore War Memorial Plaza at Fayette and Holliday Streets, Baltimore.
Join us along the way if you can’t start in Baltimore:
9-9:30AM-Cromwell LR Station (B&A trailhead)
Between 9:30 and 11:00AM anywhere along the B&A
11:00AM-At the southern terminus of the B&A
You must have your driver’s license or photo id to enter the building.
Can’t bike to Annapolis – show your support by attending the hearing: April 6th, 1 p.m., Judicial Proceedings Committee Meeting Room, 2nd Floor of the Miller Building (Senate) on Bladen St.
Bike Maryland wants to fill the room. Bringing people with you is also good. Our physical presence sends a message.
Noon – today (Tuesday) coverage on WYPR
WTOP and can be accessed at: http://www.wtop.com/?nid=41&sid=2330822
Sound clips at: http://kateryanreports.blogspot.com/2011/04/making-casefor-and-against-new.html
March 30th Washington Post article http://www.washingtonpost.com/rw/WashingtonPost/Content/Epaper/2011-03-30/Bx5.pdf
Baltimore's Fox 45 http://www.foxbaltimore.com/newsroom/top_stories/videos/wbff_vid_7103.shtml
Washington Post Opinion - Sunday http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/kill-on-the-road-get-off-with-a-ticket/2011/03/30/AFKJ9hJC_story.html
Baltimore Sun March 29th http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/traffic/2011/03/aaa_lawmakers_seek_new_auto_ma.html
If you can’t attend the hearing please contact your Senator today to urge HB 363 to be passed out of the Judicial Proceedings Committee - click here to find your Senator. Support HB 363 which will strengthen vehicular manslaughter laws and close existing loopholes.
Now is the time to act – thank you!