Tidally-driven nuisance floods are happening with more frequency. While nuisance flooding may not pose a serious threat or result in major damage, these events can interrupt and impact daily routines and negatively impact commerce.
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is examining ways pedestrian and bicycle traffic data are collected across the state – currently done in a variety of methods and used to evaluate project effectiveness, variations in overall volumes, and crash data analyses.
David Cotton, ARC Program Manager and Director of Planning’s Western Maryland Regional Office, made the cover of the 16th edition of TrailGuide, the official, authorized guidebook for traveling the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal Towpath. David has been instrumental in the development of the Great Alleghany Passage in his official capacity with Planning, and is a bicycling enthusiast himself.
by Kristen Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner
Even under normal circumstances, some of the most vulnerable people in our country’s population are those who are homeless and/or hungry. Without adequate shelter, sanitation, a stable supply of nutritious and fresh food, they are already subject to physical and mental illness, disease, exposure, malnutrition, and violence at much higher rates than the average American. But in times of a pandemic, these vulnerabilities worsen. Continue reading →