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DOT: Second round of Slow Streets set to begin on August 10

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Posted at 6:44 PM, Aug 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 18:44:31-04

BALTIMORE — On Friday, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation announced the continuation of the Slow Street Program, which started on July 27.

The program provides a safe way to calm traffic and reduce traffic volumes and gives residents more space to social distance while moving around outside.

Following the successful launch and installation of 8 miles of Slow Streets Across the City, BCDOT will add an additional 8 miles across the City — totaling our Slow Street program to have more than 16 miles of safe roadway for City residents to use. Once implemented, Baltimore City residents will be able to provide official comments and feedback to support the evaluation of the program.

This is a temporary program based on the public health response; however, the evaluation will provide valuable information that will inform future traffic calming projects.

Beginning on August 10, the second round of slow streets will be implemented in the following locations:

District 5:

StreetFromTo Total Mileage
Charlesmeade AvenueStony Run DriveLake Avenue 1.11
Glengyle AvenueSurrey DrivePark Heights Avenue
Lincoln AvenueTaney RoadShellydale Drive
Boxhill Lane Northern ParkwayLake Avenue

District 6:

StreetFromTo Total Mileage
Hawthorn RoadCold Spring Lane Oakdale Road 1.02
Oakley AvenuePark Heights Avenue Greenspring Avenue

District 7:

StreetFrom To Total Mileage
Longwood StreetGwynns Falls Parkway North Avenue 1.3
Park Avenue (NB)Park Avenue Druid Park Lane Drive
Grandview AvenueOld Cold Spring LaneRoland Heights Avenue
Buena Vista Avenue36th StreetUnion Avenue
W. 37th StreetCairnes LaneBuena Vista Avenue
Ash Street36th StreetUnion Avenue

District 8:

StreetTo FromTotal Mileage
Mallow Hill RoadFrederick Road N. Bend Road 0.5

District 9:

StreetTo From Total Mileage
Mosher StreetFremont Avenue N. Payson Street 1.05
Cole StreetWilkens Avenue S. Stricker Street

District 12:

StreetTo From Total Mileage
Federal StreetN. Calvert Street Greenmount Avenue 1.54
Ruthland AvenueGay StreetChase Street
27th StreetSisson StreetRemington Avenue
Barclay StreetE. North Avenue 30th Street

District 13:

StreetTo From Total Mileage
Lakewood AvenueFayette StreetEager Street1.6
Brendan AvenueSinclair Lane Belair Road
Clifmont AvenueRaymonn Avenue Erdman Avenue

Motorist are advised not to drive in a designated Slow Street unless their destination is within the corridor. While driving on a Slow Street do so slowly and cautiously.

BCDOT will continue to take Slow Street nominations until the August 14th. To submit a Slow Street nomination, click here.