While they aren’t yet the gorgeous, tree-lined sidewalks that will one day line the sides of refashioned Rockville Pike nearly all roads in the Pike District have sidewalks – something to be thankful for.

However, there are several areas of high pedestrian traffic that lack formal sidewalks. These areas are easily recognizable by the well-worn dirt paths that develop from frequent foot traffic. 

 

Solution

Pave prominent desire paths with formal sidewalks.

 
 
 

Cost: moderate

 

Time: mid-term

 

Examples in the Pike District

MD 355 at Montrose Pkwy, MD 355 at SHA Park and Ride Lot

top feature image: Joel on Flickr