Governor Announces $7.6 Million in Funding for Maryland Bikeways; Grant Workshops to be Held in February, March

Planning in Progress

by Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Development and Infrastructure Planner
and Nate Evans, Multimodal Transportation Planner, MDOT

Governor Larry Hogan recently announced that $7.6 million ($3.8 million per year for each of the next two years) will be available for the Bikeways Program, a state initiative that provides funding for bikeways across Maryland. Administered by the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the program has funded 110 completed projects since its launch in 2011. 

The Bikeways Program provides funding to Maryland jurisdictions and other organizations for projects which support the goals of the Maryland Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan, including improving connections to transit, work, schools, shopping, and other destinations; supporting economic development and environmental stewardship; and enhancing Marylanders’ quality of life in communities across the state. MDOT has developed an interactive map showing the location of 2020 program awards as well as past years’ projects viewable by year or by project type (see image below). Continue reading

Maryland Department of Planning at the 2016 Maryland Association of Counties, Visit Us at Booth 117

Supporting Communities, Preserving Resources, Enriching Lives…
Changing Maryland for the Better

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Governor Hogan Swears In Planning Secretary

Wendi Peters’ Experience Spans Local, State Government

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Yesterday, Wendi Peters, a Mount Airy native, was sworn in as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) by Governor Larry Hogan after being appointed earlier this month. Continue reading

reBlog: Governor Larry Hogan Holds First Conowingo Dam Summit

Press Release July 7, 2016

Announces Multi-Agency Work Group, Request for Information to Find Solutions for Reducing Bay Pollution

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay.

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