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).
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.
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.
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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