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The 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.

MDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Project Funding Opportunities

Webinar (recorded March, 2017) about MDOT programs that support bicycle and pedestrian projects. Program staff address application processes and deadlines, program goals, eligibility requirements and match requirements for the following programs: Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Safe Routes to School (SRTS); Recreational Trails Program; Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP); Maryland Bikeways Program; Bicycle and Pedestrian Priority Areas; and Bicycle and Pedestrian System Preservation Funds.

Design and Implementation Basics - Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

Recorded webinar by Melany Alliston-Brick, Regional Engineering Director, Toole Design Group. The webinar offers guidance on assessing the complexity of a project and determining the steps needed to advance a project from planning through design and to construction.

Apply for Grant Funding

The Maryland Department of Transportation and the State Highway Administration are accepting applications for several grant programs that support bicycle, pedestrian and trail projects. More information and links to the program websites are provided below:

Apply for Bicycle-Pedestrian Planning Support

Apply for Bicycle-Pedestrian System Retrofit Funds

2014 Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) adopted the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan in 2014, and the plan will be updated in 2019. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan establishes a 20-year vision to support cycling and walking as modes of transportation in Maryland.