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Governor O’Malley's Cycle Maryland initiative is an effort to encourage more Marylanders to get out and ride, and to make bicycling a true transportation alternative.  Cycling is a great way to connect to your community, support a cleaner environment, encourage a healthier lifestyle, reduce household transportation costs and enjoy Maryland's magnificent landscape.
Building on the success of Cycle Maryland events held throughout the summer of 2011, 
provides a one-stop web portal for information about cycling infrastructure, plans, funding opportunities and events.


Funding Now Available for Bicycle, Pedestrian
and Trail Projects

As part of the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s vision of building a true multi-modal transportation system, reimbursable grant funding is currently available to support local bicycle, pedestrian and trail projects through several funding programs.  

The presentation slides from recent funding workshops is provided here with more information about funds available, project eligibility, program guidelines and more for each funding program:  
Funding Workshop Presentation


Apply Now for the Transportation Alternatives Program
Applications due May 15, 2014

Apply Now for the Federal Lands Access Program
Applications due May 16, 2014

Apply Now for Maryland Bikeways Program
Applications due June 5, 2014

Apply Now for the Recreational Trails Program
Applications due July 1, 2014


2014 Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently completed an updated Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan establishes a 20-year vision to support cycling and walking as modes of transportation in Maryland.

To learn more about the plan development process, visit the website:





Bikeways Brochure

Bikeshare Brochure


A Photo Gallery of
Cycling in Maryland 


Press Releases / News