Introduction to the Survey

Thank you for participating in our survey. Your feedback is important.
The City of Bowie’s Trails Master Plan was originally approved in 2002 and it has been used to guide the City’s Capital Improvement Program, grant applications and several revisions to City standards. An interim update occurred in 2008 when The Bowie Heritage Trail system was endorsed by the City Council.  More recently, the City’s 2016 Sustainability Plan targeted two specific goals for improving the City’s walkability and expanding existing trails for biking, hiking and family walks into a safe interconnected network.

The City has funded an update to the Trails Master Plan to address these goals and to set new priorities for future capital improvement projects to help achieve the goals.  Updating the City Trails Master Plan presents an opportunity to address the current issues and the needs of the trail system's users.  The City hired Lardner/Klein Landscape Architects to develop the plan.

This is where we need your help!

Please take a moment to fill out this questionnaire to help us identify the issues and needs.  The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete.

The results of the survey will help guide the development of the plan.  An initial public meeting will be scheduled for late January or early February that will build upon the results of the survey to confirm the identified needs and brainstorm how best to meet those needs. The draft plan will then be developed based upon the survey, public meeting, field observations and other research.

The survey will be open through January 18, 2019.  If you have any questions or need more information about the plan, please send an email to: or visit the Bowie Trails Master Plan Update web site at:

Thank you,

Jim Klein, Principal,
Lardner/Klein Landscape Architects, PC