Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations, government agencies, transit agencies, and planning organizations to improve bicycle routes and accessibility. Funding is intended for a wide range of bicycle network and connectivity development activities. Funds may be requested for design, minor retrofits, and installation or construction of bikeways infrastructure.
The grant program supports projects that maximize bicycle access and fill missing links in the state’s bicycle system, focusing on connecting bicycle-friendly trails and roads and enhancing last-mile connections to work, school, shopping and transit. The Bikeways Program seeks to leverage past investments in bicycle facilities, complement existing State, local, and federal programs, and support Maryland’s bikesharing efforts. It supports the Cycle Maryland initiative to promote biking as a fun, healthy transportation alternative that is great for our environment.
To be eligible for funding through the Bikeways program, a project must meet at least one of the following criteria:
The Bikeways Program awards grant funding to three general project types: Design, Minor Retrofit, and Constructions. For additional information about project types, see: http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/newMDOT/Planning/Bike_Walk/Documents/Bikeways/Bikeways%20Program%20Overview.pdf#page=4
For a list of Applicable Design Standards and Guidelines please see: http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/newMDOT/Planning/Bike_Walk/Documents/Bikeways/Bikeways%20Program%20Overview.pdf#page=6
GrantWatch ID#: 143486
Minor Retrofit: Maximum grant request is $100,000.
Design projects and Minor Retrofit projects are expected to be completed within 2 years. Construction projects are expected to be completed within 3 years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Eligible Areas Interactive Map: http://maryland.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=1e90feb1ecbc4a068c51a4e91013a29d
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