Best Cycling Improvement
The Baltimore Bike Map
Published: September 22, 2010
Available at most local bike shops, baltimorecity.gov/bike
It's not paint on a street or new bike racks, but the city's biking map is long overdue and an all-around great addition to the bike-positive Baltimore cause. The map shows not only the city's permanent bike infrastructure, but preferred and heavily used routes around the city, as well as no-go zones and less bike-trafficked streets. That's helpful not just to new residents or new cyclists, but to folks who've been riding in Baltimore for a long time. It's not all a crappy place to ride a bike; you just need to know how to get there. Here's how.