December 19, 2017

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced $20.3 million in grants to support improvements for bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity across the state, including $17.8 million in funding under the federal Transportation Alternatives Program.

October 24, 2017

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) and the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) have approved nine new projects in Maryland to receive $3.8 million in funding under the federal Transportation Alternatives Program. Also known as Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside, this program provides federal capital funding to bicycle, pedestrian, recreational trail and Safe Routes to School projects. 

October 24, 2017

International Walk to School Day was held on October 4th, and once again, the students, parents, teachers, and communities in our region responded by participating in impressive numbers. According to the Walk & Bike to School Day website, there were over 460 Walk to School Day events in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia!

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July 31, 2017
Earlier this week, on July 17, City Councilman Ryan Dorsey, introduced a new Complete Streets ordinance aimed getting the Baltimore City Department of Transportation to prioritize future transportation policies and projects that promote economic development and “ensure equity by eliminating health, economic, and access disparities.”
April 10, 2017

Did you miss our webinar on MDOT/SHA’s Transportation Alternatives Program and Safe Routes to School Funding Opportunities?  View the webinar recording to learn how to take your ideas and shape into funding applications that are feasible and fundable.

Remember, MDOT/SHA will be accepting TA/SRTS applications from April 15 – May 15, 2017.

Topics:
Regional news, Safe Routes to School
March 28, 2017

Maryland Transportation Alternatives Program and
Safe Routes to School Funding

February 28, 2017

On Tuesday, February 28, 2017 30+ advocates and practitioners joined us at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments to talk about all things Safe Routes to School in the Greater Washington, DC region!

The exciting lineup of speakers covered a wide range of issues from Washington D.C.’s universal bicycle education program, to regional funding opportunities, equity and public health initiatives, and much more!

September 1, 2016

The Safe Routes to School National Partnership is shocked and saddened by the news that, across the nation, road traffic injuries and fatalities have increased significantly this year. In the first half of 2016, 19,100 people were killed by traffic crashes in the United States. This equals