Wednesday, October 10, 2012
A plan would add more than 50 miles to Columbia's pathway system.
It's a number every realtor in Columbia knows—there's 93 miles of pathways that meander through the city, connecting everything from residential communities to village centers. But that number could change, as Columbia Association looks to increase the pathway system by 51.5 miles. The effort would be coordinated between CA and Howard County to increase connections on the pathways as well as signage and ease of travel, according to the plan that was submitted to CA's Board of Directors in September. The county's responsibility exists on roads owned by the county, according to the plan. Connecting Columbia—the group of CA staff, residents and consultants that created the plan—noted in its plan it has coordinated its efforts with the …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Residents say intersection where accident occurred is dangerous.
The 14-year-old boy who was struck by a sport utility vehicle while attempting to cross Governor Warfield Parkway on his bike on Monday was in stable condition Tuesday morning, according to Sherry Llewellyn, a spokesperson for Howard County Police. Police have not released the boy's name who was airlifted to Johns Hopkins Children's Center after the accident. He was seriously injured after being hit by a 2007 Nissan Murano at the intersection of Governor Warfield Parkway and Twin Rivers Road on the border of Wilde Lake and Town Center around 12:50 p.m. on Monday, according to police. "We believe the driver was traveling at or below the speed limit, which is 35 mph," said Llewellyn. On Monday, police said the boy was attempting to cross …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Have you noticed the extra couple of minutes of evening light we've picked up?
The Weather: "Rain, mainly after 3 p.m. High near 44. Calm wind becoming east between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Wednesday Night: Rain. Low around 42. East wind between 12 and 15 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. — The National Weather Service College Kudos: Two Columbia residents have been named to Washington College's Dean's List for the fall semester, according to readMedia Newswire. Freshman Rachel Thompson, daughter of Pamel L. Jones, and senior biology and psychology major Emilie Groves, daughter of Debbi Anceravage, received the honor for earning a …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Connecting Columbia project will improve town's pathways, according to Columbia Association.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The Columbia Association will hold two open houses this week to kick off its Connecting Columbia project to make the city more accessible to pedestrians and bike riders. The gatherings will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 10, at the Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way; and from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 11, at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. The goal of Connecting Columbia is to create an improved biking and walking pathway system that will lead to improved quality of life in health and recreation, according to association officials. The improved network would also create alternate transportation opportunities for residents. Both meetings will feature the same information. A brief presentation introducing the project team and …