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  COMMUNITY ENHANCING DESIGN

COMMUNITY ENHANCING DESIGN

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Find out about SHA’s approach to integrating roads into communities and get information about how to start a project in your neighborhood.
  COMMUNITY ENHANCING DESIGN
   
  SOUND BARRIERS AND NOISE REDUCTION

SOUND BARRIERS AND NOISE REDUCTION

  SOUND BARRIERS AND NOISE REDUCTION
Learn about the steps SHA takes to lessen the impact of road noise in communities next to state roads, report a damaged sound barrier or file a concern.
  SOUND BARRIERS AND NOISE REDUCTION
   
  ADA and SIDEWALKS

ADA/SIDEWALKS

 
Our guidelines exceed the federal government requirements for accessibility under the American Disabilities Act. Find out what SHA does to provide accessibility for citizens, report a problem or ask a question here.
  ADA and SIDEWALKS
   
  PARK AND RIDES

PARK AND RIDES

 
Carpools, van pools and taking public transit are all great ways to reduce gas costs, relieve stress and do something good for the environment. Find out about SHA’s Park and Ride lots and other commuter programs throughout the state.
 
   
  HIKING and BIKING RESOURCES

PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST RESOURCES

 
Whether it’s for commuting, shopping or recreation, walking and bicycling are an integral part of Maryland’s transportation network. This is where you’ll find resources such as bike maps, designated routes and safety information for using SHA facilities. You’ll also find information for programs to construct or improve trails and bike routes across the state.
  HIKING and BIKING RESOURCES
   
  SCENIC BYWAYS

SCENIC BYWAYS

 
Maryland has 18 byways for those times you want to take a road less-travelled. Each byway offers different scenic, recreational and cultural opportunities. Find guides and maps here or explore how your community can take an active part in improving a scenic byway corridor through our technical assistance program.
  Scenic Byways
   
 

ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY

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This is one of our most popular community-based programs. Learn how your group or family can show your community pride by adopting a stretch of highway to help keep clean.
  Adopt-A-Highway
   
  SPONSOR-A-HIGHWAY

SPONSOR-A-HIGHWAY

 
SHA’s Sponsor-a-Highway program is a great way for Maryland businesses to help improve their communities. Your business sponsorship helps keep a stretch of highway clean and let’s everyone know you are dedicated to keeping Maryland beautiful.
  SPONSOR-A-HIGHWAY
   
CULTURAL RESOURCE CENTER

CULTURAL RESOURCE CENTER

 
Our team of award-winning archaeologists and historians work hard to make sure SHA’s roadway projects meet or exceed federal guidelines for protecting cultural artifacts above and below the ground.
  CULTURAL RESOURCE CENTER
   
   
  Transportation Alternatives Program

TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAM

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SHA administers federal funds for transportation related projects in communities throughout Maryland. Information about the program and application process may be found here.
  Transportation Alternatives Program
   
 
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