Lake 2 Lake Grant Project

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The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) was awarded a grant for Pandemic Response and Recovery. The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) grant will increase safety for people walking, biking, and traveling in Baltimore City. The grant provides funding and help to cities to adapt streets in service of people impacted by COVID-19.

BCDOT's grant project is title Lake 2 Lake.The Lake 2 project will increase visibility and access to Druid Hill Park and Lake Montebello which have seen huge increases in usage during the COVID 19 pandemic as people have sought outdoor spaces for safe walking, biking, and exercise.

The grant also emphasizes partnerships with local stakeholders and community engagement to improve our transportation options. BCDOT community partners for this project include Bikemore, Black People Ride Bikes, and Graham Projects.

Roadway improvements form the grant include:

- Traffic calming and public art at 33rd Street at Hillen Road

- Maintenance and repairs to The Big Jump path on Druid Park Lake Drive

This is a quick build project leveraging existing plans and meant to serve as an intermediate step for longer term improvements. The roadway projects will be paired with community engagement for public art and fun bike/walk safety events led by the project’s community partners.


Partners






The Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) was awarded a grant for Pandemic Response and Recovery. The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) grant will increase safety for people walking, biking, and traveling in Baltimore City. The grant provides funding and help to cities to adapt streets in service of people impacted by COVID-19.

BCDOT's grant project is title Lake 2 Lake.The Lake 2 project will increase visibility and access to Druid Hill Park and Lake Montebello which have seen huge increases in usage during the COVID 19 pandemic as people have sought outdoor spaces for safe walking, biking, and exercise.

The grant also emphasizes partnerships with local stakeholders and community engagement to improve our transportation options. BCDOT community partners for this project include Bikemore, Black People Ride Bikes, and Graham Projects.

Roadway improvements form the grant include:

- Traffic calming and public art at 33rd Street at Hillen Road

- Maintenance and repairs to The Big Jump path on Druid Park Lake Drive

This is a quick build project leveraging existing plans and meant to serve as an intermediate step for longer term improvements. The roadway projects will be paired with community engagement for public art and fun bike/walk safety events led by the project’s community partners.


Partners






Page last updated: 25 Apr 2022, 09:22 AM