A total of $3.6 million in grants will go toward improving bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure in communities around Vermont.
Republican Gov. Phil Scott's office says this year's projects include a shared-use path to complete a missing link in South Burlington; sidewalks in Moretown; and a sidewalk to provide safe access to the high school in Swanton.
The governor's office says about $3.3 million federal money will fund the larger projects and $300,000 in state funding will go to 10 small improvement projects that address critical safety needs for pedestrian crossings and filling sidewalk gaps.
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Scott says "improvements to the bike and pedestrian infrastructure around the state help communities modernize, and become more livable and affordable."