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Maryland Department of Transportation Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

Plan Overview

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is updating the 2019 Bicycle and Pedestrian Statewide Master Plan. MDOT’s vision is to produce a concise, data-driven bicycle, pedestrian and micromobility master plan to update policies and provide infrastructure recommendations to increase mode shift and improve safety. The Plan will highlight accomplishments since the 2040 Plan (adopted in 2019) and recommend initiatives for the next five years, including:

  • Update and strengthen MDOT’s bicycle, micromobility and pedestrian policies, practices and tools.

  • Identify gaps on Maryland’s low stress networks of shared use paths, protected bikeways and sidewalks

  • Recommend infrastructure that support MDOT's mission to improve walking, biking & rolling.

  • Develop an implementation plan to guide infrastructure investments & policy changes. 

Draft Plan is Available

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  • The Draft 2050 Maryland Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is now available for your review! Please click HERE to view the Plan and provide your comments to MDOT by November 20, 2023 (use the link available on each page in the Plan or by clicking HERE).

  • MDOT would appreciate knowing more about the readers of the Draft Plan. Please click HERE to respond to a brief demographic survey. 

  • To access the interactive map which includes the Plan’s data and analysis, click HERE.

  • In addition, MDOT invites you to learn about the Draft 2050 Maryland Transportation Plan which addresses long-range transportation planning in the state by clicking HERE.

Plan Schedule

The Plan kicked off in January 2023. It is expected to be complete by the end of 2023 and adopted by the State in January 2024. Updates regarding the Plan deliverables and advertisements for public meetings will be posted on this website.

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Public Meetings

There will be events held this fall to provide information on the Draft 2050 Maryland Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and give the public an opportunity to ask questions and offer feedback. Please check back soon for times and locations!

To learn about outreach completed earlier in the Plan’s development, click HERE.

Get Involved

Stay in the loop! Sign up for our Plan email list.

Questions? Email us at bikepedinfo@mdot.maryland.gov

Visit the below websites for more information on MDOT’s programs and initiatives to improve biking, walking and rolling!

 

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