Guest Host: Jennifer Golbeck

The Matthew Henson Trail

The Matthew Henson Trail

Both the Matthew Henson Trail and Veirs Mill Road are major thoroughfares. One is for bikes and pedestrians and the other for cars and buses. So when they meet in a Silver Spring creek valley, the results can be dangerous. The death of a cyclist last year was the was the most recent in a string of incidents at the treacherous intersection. We talk with local officials about how to best balance the needs of cars and bikes when designing suburban roads and trails.

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  • Nancy Navarro Montgomery County Council (D-District 4)
  • Cedric Ward Director, Office of Traffic and Safety, Maryland State Highway Administration

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