Another change is afoot for Brooks Robinson Drive.
Sen. Bobby Zirkin said that, as of Aug. 30, vehicles will not be permitted to park there between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
It basically keeps them from sleeping there, Zirkin said, referring to a concern some residents had expressed.
On May 30, on the approximately 1-mile access road to I-695.
On that day, motorists were allowed only 24 hours to park there. Previously, they were .
extends about a mile, from Park Heights Avenue to Stevenson Road, and is parallel to the beltway. There is ample shoulder to allow travelers, including those with tractor trailers and other trucks, to park there.
It's a convenient place for motorists to stop, park and rest, maybe leaving a larger truck in order to head into Pikesville.
Debra Attman, a resident of the Greene Tree community, has been a proponent for reducing the time people are allowed to park there. She said she has spoken out to politicians, including Zirkin, about the issue.
Attman said she frequently takes walks that include Brooks Robinson Drive, and that the motorists who stopped there leave trash behind. And they stay parked longer than allowed, even longer than 48 hours, making for an unsightly scene.
What do you think of the new change? Do you expect to see any improvements?