Smart Moves - MDOT
Jones Falls Trail
Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley today presented Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake with Governor Martin O'Malley's 2010 Smart, Green & Growing Award for Baltimore City's collaboration with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to complete a three-mile section of the Jones Falls Trail that connects the Woodberry Light Rail Station to Penn Station. The trail is a great example of Governor O'Malley's Smart, Green, and Growing Initiative because it provides inter-modal connections for bicycles and pedestrians to light rail, metro and regional rail service, as well as connections to major parks and residential areas.
- Major phase for recognition was completed in May 2008 and includes 3 miles of hiker-biker trail connecting from Woodberry Light Rail station (and Clipper Mill TOD) to Penn Station.
- Provides inter-modal connections for bicycles, pedestrians to light rail, metro and regional rail service - as well as to major parks and residential areas.
- Collaborative project being implemented by the Baltimore City Department of Transportation and Department of Parks and Recreation with federal, state, and local funding. City reports very strong use for commuting as well as recreational purposes.
You can read more at the Department of Transportation website.