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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?

2019 MD Bike & Pedestrian Master Plan Update

The 2019 MD Bike & Pedestrian Plan update has been completed in draft form and we are currently reviewing public comments (Public comment period ended 11/15/2018). The final draft will be released in early 2019.

The Maryland GIS Bike Project

The initiative to produce a single, authoritative GIS file for bicycling networks (both on and off road) is underway!. We would love to hear from you! Please visit for all of the info.

FY2019 Bike & Pedestrian Grant Awards

MDOT Announces More Than $17 Million for 43 Bike and Pedestrian Projects from the Transportation Alternatives, Safe Routes to School, Maryland Bikeways, and Recreational Trails programs.
See MDOT News Release for additional information.

Bike/Walk Funding Programs

Program Application Due Dates:

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‚Äôs 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 (MDOT TSO)

MDOT State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA)

MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA)

MDOT Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA)

MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA)