HANOVER, Md. (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that Maryland has received $14.9 million in grants for bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use trail projects across the state.
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is awarding a total of 63 grants, including $2.77 million in Bikeways Program grants, $1.03 million in Recreational Trails Program grants, and $11.1 million in Transportation Alternatives Program grants.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 1.5K New Cases & 17 Deaths Reported Saturday
MDOT awarded the grants to counties, municipalities and non-profit organizations.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
“I am committed to improving transportation in every corner of our great state,” said Hogan. “With this $14.9 million investment, we’re providing key connections that better link all transportation options and improve safety in 21 counties and 10 municipalities throughout Maryland from Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore.”MORE NEWS: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
A complete list of grant-funded projects for each program can be found here.