Baltimore City and Baltimore County have been awarded two Bikeways grants each by the Maryland Department of Transportation.
As part of the Cycle Maryland Initiative, Governor Martin O’Malley announced 28 winners of the Bikeways Program Grants. The Maryland Bikeways Program, administered by the Maryland Department of Transportation, was established in November 2011 as a program to support planning, design and construction of projects that create and improve bicycle connections in Maryland to key destinations, like work, school and shopping. Governor O’Malley’s program is providing $3.13 million for this round of grants.
Baltimore City’s awards are for
- the Downtown Bicycle Network design and construction which includes bike lanes and cycletracks ($320,000 Bikeways funding) and
- Baltimore Waterfront Promenade feasibility assessment and design for accommodating bicycles on the Promenade ($50,000)
Baltimore County’s awards cover
- the Towson Bike Beltway: signing and striping roads to improve bike accommodation in Towson ($100,000) and
- the design of Catonsville Short Line Rail Trail and UMBC connections ($100,000)
For more information on the grant awards, visit the Maryland Department of Transportation
For the full list of projects, click here