Editorial: Keeping Bike Howard in motion

The Howard County Times editorial board issued its own commentary and cartoon in the May 24, 2017, issue urging investment in bicycle routes and implementing the county’s Bicycle Master Plan.

Read: Keeping Bike Howard in motion

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For the most part, Howard’s elected leaders have supported the concept of a bike network and funding has been included in the county’s budget for planning and operations.

There’s a risk, however, that incremental funding could be an easy target for elimination in tight budget years and expansion could be stalled if the program falls off the priority list.