The Baybrook Connector will create a safe, comfortable place to walk, bike, or roll between the neighborhoods of Cherry Hill, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park, and Pumphrey The project is currently in the design & planning phase led by alternative transportation experts, Toole Design, Inc. in coordination with Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County DOT's, and Maryland State Highways. GBA is soliciting community feedback to influence the end result of this project.
Help Design the Connector
The Community is invited to share feedback during a series of meetings in April and May.
10a – 12p
City of Refuge Baltimore
3501 7th St, Baltimore, 21225
1 – 4p
Earth Day Celebration
3600 S Hanover St, Baltimore, 21225
5:30 – 7p
Belle Grove Elementary School Family Event
4502 Belle Grove Rd, Brooklyn, 21225
You can also contact Sarah, the Director of Revitalization Programs, for information and to get involved.
about the project
The Baybrook Connector will safely connect residents to major employers, hospitals, schools, park and recreation centers, shopping, and the Nursery Road Light Rail Station.
The shared-use path will follow Hanover Street and Belle Grove Road. See the "Project Boundary" map for details, and contribute feedback at our upcoming public engagement events!
shared use path benefits
Provide an uninterrupted walking and biking connection between MedStar Harbor Hospital, Cherry Hill Health & Wellness Facility and the Nursery Road Light Rail Station
Fill a critical gap in the regional trail system and the East Coast Greenway
Create new links between local parks, trails, and natural areas.
Access & Safety
Be safe, comfortable, and accessible for users of all ages and abilities
Support local trips for people who do not drive or have access to a vehicle
Slows traffic and promotes alternative truck routes
Create potential economic development opportunities in Greater Baybrook by linking neighborhoods and enhancing the streetscape
Bring more customers to local businesses
Encourage physical activity and public health
Provide non-polluting, environmentally friendly travel choices, thereby improving air quality
more info & resources
See the links below for more comprehensive reports and articles about the impacts and benefits of the Baybrook Connector, as well as similar projects:
"Making the Case for Improved Bicycling Infrastructure", Research Report by the Urban Institute
"Economic and social benefits of completing the Baltimore Greenway Trails Network", Report prepared by the Greater Washington Partnership