Maryland’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans and Programs 

Shifting mode choice towards transit and active transportation, and shortening automobile trips and increasing carpooling, are critical components to building efficient, equitable, and sustainable cities, and is also essential to accommodating Maryland’s changing demographic composition. For more information on MDOT planning and programming efforts, please contact the Office of Planning and Capital Programming (OPCP).

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News & Upcoming Events

  • The 2050 Maryland Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is complete! The Plan is available under the Plans and Reports section on this page. Thanks to all who participated in the planning process!
  • The quarterly meeting of the Maryland Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee will be held online Friday, July 26, 2024 at 9 am. Join the MBPAC Teams Meeting 283 267 402 769 | Code: feJohT | Join by Phone: 443-409-5228 | Phone Conference ID: 243 372 923# and visit the MBPAC website for more information.
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Advisory Committee

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.

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Bike & Walk Program

The Maryland Department of Transportation administers several grant and special fund programs for biking & pedestrian programs. These programs support local economies and enhance quality of life through biking and walking. In addition, the Department provides technical assistance to help local jurisdictions with feasible projects.

Model Complete Streets Initiative

Kim Lamphier Bikeways Network Program

Sidewalk Reconstruction for Pedestrian Access (Fund 33)

New Sidewalk Construction for Pedestrian Access (Fund 79)

Retrofit (Fund 88)

Transportation Alternatives Program

Recreational Trails Program


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