Muddy bike tracks fading away

December 4, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The number of noticeable patches of torn up grass and muddy bike tracks where the Hyattsville Cyclocross bike race came through on Oct. 4 are diminishing. This year’s event was almost postponed because of heavy rain that had fallen the week prior. According to the City of [read more]

Park & Planning to conduct county bikeshare feasibility study

December 4, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is conducting a feasibility study to determine how Prince George’s County can set up a sustainable and successful bikeshare program. Photo courtesy Rebecca Bennett. The study area includes the Anacostia [read more]

Riders race, undeterred by rain

October 12, 2015

BY SCARLETT SALEM — The arts aren’t the only pursuit drawing people to Hyattsville, this year. The Hyattsville Cyclocross was the kick-off race in the Mid-Atlantic Bicycling Racing Association (MABA) Super 8CX series: an eight race series in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, [read more]

May 15: Hyattsville hosts Bike to Work Day stop at Magruder Park

May 5, 2015

BY SCARLETT SALEM — Ever consider biking to work when you are sitting in the DMV’s notorious traffic? On Friday, May 15, the League of American Bicyclists will incentivize your urban commute when Bike to Work Day (BTWD) hits Hyattsville. Organized regionally by Commuter Connections and the [read more]

Rollers race nights heat up in Hyattsville at Arrow Bicycle

January 27, 2015

BY SCARLETT SALEM — The average cyclist is likely to avoid the roads when confronted by plummeting temperatures, snow, and ice. But as an alternative to locking the bike away until the spring, Arrow Bicycle, located on Route 1 across from Franklin’s, offers indoor training to keep cyclists in [read more]

New path links neighborhood to green space

September 9, 2014

BY SUSIE CURRIE — One of Hyattsville’s many selling points is its proximity to the Anacostia Tributary Trail System, which is bordered by Charles Armentrout Drive at the city’s southernmost point. But for years, the only direct route from the neighborhood was a steep, crumbling and largely [read more]

Margo Bridge repaired, part of trail closed

July 31, 2014

According to the City of Hyattsville, the Margo Bridge repair in Magruder Park has been completed and access to the bridge has been restored. However, the City says the trail area to Crittenden Street and Melrose Park will be closed while under construction. View Larger [read more]

Bike Maryland comes to Hyattsville

November 18, 2013

BY CLARICE SILBER — Residents and local officials came together for Bike Maryland’s community and business workshop at the Hyattsville Branch Library on Oct. 29. Bike Maryland is a nonprofit that promotes bicycling and safety for riders. The workshop provided a forum to discuss ways to make [read more]