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CAREAPP Resources for Movement and Physical Activity

CAREAPP is a Howard County Health Department program that connects County residents to community programs and services, including resources for food, health, housing, transportation, education, employment assistance, and more.

Please click the following link to access the CAREAPP free and reduced cost physical activity list: Reduced Cost or Free Movement and Exercise Programs

Howard County Complete Streets Implementation Projects

Complete Streets are streets for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. Complete Streets make it easy to cross the street, walk to shops, and bicycle to work.

To learn more about Howard County Complete Streets Project, please visit Howard County Dept. of Transportation.

Howard County Strategic Road Safety Plan

The Howard County Strategic Road Safety Plan serves as a roadmap to guide county policies and actions to reduce the number of traffic-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities using a comprehensive and strategic approach.

To learn more about Howard County's Strategic Road Safety Plan, please visit Howard County Dept. of Transportation.

Maryland Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

Maryland is committed to eliminating traffic-related serious injuries and fatalities, a strategy known as Vision Zero. Federal, state, and local agencies are working together with the public to review safety, identify strategies to reduce crashes, and enhance livability for Marylanders.

To learn more about The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, please visit MDOT SHA.

Howard County Walktober Page

Join the LHIC and partners for a month of walk and move events in October called Howard County Walktober. Walking is Maryland's official exercise, so lets get moving!

If you plan to host a walk event and would like to add it to the Howard County Walktober Calendar Events page, please email LHIC@howardcountymd.gov

Walk Maryland Day is October 2, 2024

The Howard County community is encouraged to make walking a regular habit.

The Maryland Department of Health created a walk registration tool that can be used throughout the year to organize a walk or join a walk group. 

To add a movement event to the LHIC Calendar, please email LHIC@howardcountymd.gov with the details.  

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