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Howard Hughes

Bicyclists, government, CA working on making county more bike-friendly

It's not just the bicyclists who are lobbying for their causes – Howard County government and Columbia Association officials are also gearing up to make the area more welcoming to bike riders. Bicyclists, advocates and others met Monday, Oct. 17, at the Johns Hopkins University Applies Physics Laboratory in Laurel for the 2nd annual Howard County Bicycle Forum. More than 60 people heard how the county and state can become more friendly to bicyclists "We'd all like to see bike routes on every major road in the county, the paths in Columbia well-lot, well-marked and made 20-feet wide," Jack Guarneri, president of Bicycling Advocates of Howard County, said to the...