FY23 Bikeways Awards Announced
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced the Kim Lamphier Bikeways Network Program awards for the FY23 grant cycle. MDOT awarded $2.6 million to
21 projects, which will improve bicycle transportation access across the state. The autumn announcement was made as part of $35.7 million in discretionary grant funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects. The Bikeways Program awards will fund the planning, design, and construction of low-traffic-stress bicycle facilities including:
- Feasibility studies for shared-use paths in Gaithersburg, Galena, Laurel, Rockville, Spencerville, St. Michael’s, St. Charles, and along MD 611 between Ocean City and Assateague Island.
- Completing the design for the Martin Luther King Boulevard sidepath in Baltimore City; Phases 2 and 3 of the Frederick & Pennsylvania Rail Trail in Walkersville; and
Phases 2 and 3 of the Salisbury Rail Trail.
- Implementing bicycle counter programs in Baltimore City, Rockville, and Salisbury.
- Studying bike network improvements in Cambridge and Takoma Park
- Constructing bicycle parking in Taneytown and a protected bikeway in Salisbury.
Click here for the full release and list of projects.
MDOT will host a webinar providing an overview of grants available for FY24, including Transportation Alternatives, Safe Routes to School, Recreational Trails, Kim Lamphier Bikeways Network, Strategic Transit Innovative Grants and
Highway Safety Programs.
Learn how your agency can benefit from these grants and how to produce a successful application. The GoToWebinar will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 1 – 2:30pm.
Register for the MDOT Grants Webinar by clicking the button below.
The Maryland Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting, January 27, 2023
The quarterly meeting of the Maryland Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 9am. Nate Evans, MDOT
Active Transportation Planner, will provide an overview of the Kim Lamphier Bikeways Network Program.
Join via Teams Meeting
ID: 270 813 590 003
Join by phone
ID: 817 995 119#
Visit the MBPAC website for more information.
FY24 Bikeways Letters of Intent
Letters of Intent (LOIs) are now being accepted for potential Bikeways Program applicants. LOIs enable MDOT to better assist applicants to address any issues prior to applications opening in May 2023 for Fiscal Year 2024. Simply
email [email protected] with the project’s title, description, physical limits, anticipated costs
including Bikeways funding request amount, and contact information.
More information on Letters of Intent can be found on the Bikeways website.
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