Bicycle & Pedestrian Resources in Your Community

Pedestrians in crosswalkThe Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) partners with communities and groups in local bicycle and pedestrian networks around the State. Maryland accommodates alternative modes of transportation, such as walking and bicycling. In recent years, more attention has been given to walking and bicycling as forms of commuting to promote a more sustainable lifestyle.

Specially Designated Bicycle & Pedestrian Priority Areas (BPPAs)

BPPAs help plan customized facilities in parts of the State with high demand.

Bicycle Helmets

This section explains helmet laws and practices like fitting your helmet for maximum protection.

Bicycle and Pedestrian System Preservation Programs

This page reviews special funding for bicycle paths and sidewalks.

For more information, contact

Jon Mayer
Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner
Office of Planning & Preliminary Engineering
State Highway Administration
707 North Calvert St, Baltimore, MD  21202
Phone: 410-545-5542
Fax: 410-209-5004
Email: jmayer@mdot.maryland.gov 
 
Cheryl Ladota
Maryland Scenic Byways & Recreational Trails Program
Office of Planning & Preliminary Engineering
State Highway Administration
707 North Calvert Street, Baltimore MD 21202
Phone: 410-545-8552
Fax: 410-209-5004
Email: CLadota@mdot.maryland.gov