Great news from the City of Frederick! They have received a grant from the Transportation Planning Board Transportation/Land-Use Connections program. The grant will be used to design a multi-use trail and path, bringing a transportation and recreation facility to nearby residential areas and new mixed-use and commercial developments. Ultimately this project will connect key transportation facilities to residential areas, employment and education corridors, as well as the largest commercial development in The City of Frederick.
The Transportation/Land-Use Connections program is provides technical assistance for projects that better coordinate transportation and land-use planning in metropolitan Washington. The City of Frederick received a new type of grant from the program that funds the design phase of projects. The purpose of the Design Pilot Project is to move projects from planning to implementation.
The other Transportation/Land-Use Connect projects in the District of Columbia (1), Maryland, (5) and Virginia (2) are on the Transportation Planning Board website.