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Bicycling & Walking Homepage

Welcome! This website serves as a 'warehouse' or 'jumping-off point' for all things related to Bike & Pedestrian information that is administered in some capacity by the State of Maryland's Department of Transportation (MDOT). We encourage you to explore the various ways in which MDOT is helping to administer and disseminate information for biking & walking throughout our state. 

What's New? What's currently got our attention?
FY18 Bicycle and Pedestrian Grant Announcements
On November 29th, 2017, MDOT announced $20,395,834 in grants for 43 projects to support improvements for bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity across the state. The announcement includes $2.1 million in State funds from the Maryland Bikeways Program, as well as more than $478,000 in federal funding from the Recreational Trails Program, and $17.8 million in federal funding from the Transportation Alternatives Program.
To view the full list of projects, please click here
Task Force to Study Bicycle Safety on Maryland Highways
This Task Force to Study Bicycle Safety on Maryland Highways was created by legislation in the 2017 Session of the Maryland General Assembly. Meetings began in September of 2017 and will continue throughout the fall and early Winter.
Maryland Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan 2019 Update
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is leading an update of the current Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which was last updated in 2014. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan establishes a 20-year vision to support cycling and walking as modes of transportation in Maryland. The Plan provides guidance and investment strategies to support cycling and walking, both on-road and off-road, as part of Maryland’s multimodal transportation network.
Plans & Resources
Maps, plans, design guidelines, laws, safety information, accessibility policies, data, and other information about bicycling and walking in Maryland.
MDOT administers several competitive grant and special fund programs, in addition to providing technical support to support transportation alternatives that facilitate access to everyday needs, support local economies, and enhance quality of life.
Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (MBPAC)
The Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (MBPAC) advises State government agencies on issues directly related to bicycling and pedestrian activity including funding, public awareness, safety and education.
MDOT works with many Maryland State agencies to offer a variety of programs that support sustainable and healthy lifestyles in Maryland.

 MDOT is an organization comprised of five business units and one Authority, which work together to support biking and walking in Maryland. This unique approach provides the state’s leadership with the ability to develop a coordinated and balanced approach to transportation. We encourage you to explore the Bicycle & Pedestrian resources below under each of the respective MDOT Transportation Business Units. 

MDOT Transportation Business Units (TBUs)

The Secretary's Office (TSO)

State Highway Administration (SHA)

Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)

Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)

Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA)