ADOPT-A-HIGHWAYThis 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.
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN SYSTEM PRESERVATION PROGRAMS
These are State Highway Administration dedicated funding programs that specifically support bicycle and pedestrian improvements on state roads. SHA, typically with the request of the local government, identifies and typically designs and constructs these projects.
CONTEXT SENSITIVE SOLUTIONS & COMPLETE STREETSComplete Streets is SHA’s second generation policy for a development approach known as Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS). Historically, roads and transportation systems were often placed with a single goal in mind: connecting one place to another as efficiently as possible
CULTURAL RESOURCE CENTEROur team of award-winning archaeologists and architectural historians work hard to make sure SHA’s roadway projects meet or exceed federal guidelines for protecting cultural artifacts above and below the ground.
PARK AND RIDESCarpools, 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.
PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLIST RESOURCESWhether 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.
SCENIC BYWAYSMaryland 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.
SOUND BARRIERS AND NOISE REDUCTIONLearn 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.
SPONSOR-A-HIGHWAYSHA’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.
TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES PROGRAMSHA administers federal funds for transportation related projects in communities throughout Maryland. Information about the program and application process may be found here.
URBAN RECONSTRUCTION PROGRAMFind out about SHA’s approach to integrating roads into communities and get information about how to start a project in your neighborhood.
WHEN MAIN STREET IS A STATE HIGHWAYThis handbook guides community representatives and SHA staff through a step-by-step, comprehensive process that will allow them to identify and achieve community goals.
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