F A L L 2 0 1 9 N E W S L E T T E R Pedestrian & Bike Safety Project
We're excited to share that the MICA Center for Social Design + MDOT Pedestrian and Bike Safety Project is continuing for another year! This year we plan to implement and evaluate developed in Phase I of the project (July 2018-June 2019) in order to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety in Central Baltimore. We will also be expanding the project areas to include Reservoir Hill and Greenmount West.
The project area for 2019-2020 is bounded by Eutaw Place to the west; Druid Park Lake Drive to the northwest; Jones Falls Expressway and E North Avenue to the northeast; Greenmount Ave to the east; and Preston Street and Dolphin Street to the south.
Jasper Barnes is an educator and youth advocate who also serves as the Executive Director of the Baltimore Youth Kinetic Energy (BYKE) Collective. The BYKE Collective is a youth enrichment program dedicated to personal and professional development through learning bicycle mechanics, practicing safe ridership, and building community. BYKE is open and available to young people ages 10-17.
Graham Coreil-Allen is a Baltimore-based public artist and organizer working to make cities more inclusive and livable through public art and civic engagement. The artist activates places with people through installations for pedestrian safety and play, interactive mapping, and participatory walking events. As an Open Society Institute Baltimore Community Fellow Coreil-Allen is collaborating with his West Baltimore neighbors to advocate for complete streets access to Druid Hill Park.
Up Next: Join us at our Fall Shareback
Friday, November 22nd, 10:30 a.m. to noon
MICA’s Fred Lazarus IV Building, 131 W North Avenue, Room 170.
Please email Vilde Ulset at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in attending.