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Governor Hogan announces more than $13 million for 26 bicycle, pedestrian projects

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan Administration on Wednesday announced more than $13 million in grants to support bicycle and pedestrian safety and connectivity across Maryland. Two federal grant programs will fund 26 projects sponsored by transportation agencies, local jurisdictions and nonprofits. The fiscal year 2021 funding includes more than $12 million from the Transportation Alternatives Program and more than $1 million from …


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Construction begins at major White Marsh intersection

WHITE MARSH, MD—Construction has begun on improvements to a major intersection in White Marsh. Councilman David Marks reported on Thursday that work was under way at the Honeygo Boulevard/White Marsh Boulevard interchange. Construction will not occur during peak periods, but that likely means it will take longer to finish the needed work. “This is a major bottleneck and an upgrade …


MDOT MVA offices to close October 12 for federal holiday

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration will close all branch offices Monday, October 12, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. MDOT MVA offices will reopen Tuesday, October 13, by appointment only. MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services, and 24-hour kiosks will be available through the holiday. Customers are encouraged to check the MDOT MVA eStore …

Maryland Department of Health encourages residents to participate in annual Walk Maryland Day events

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health is encouraging Marylanders to take part in today’s 6th annual Walk Maryland Day through planned walks across the state, while maintaining social distancing and wearing face coverings. The event is a highlight of the state’s month-long celebration of “Walktober,” which focuses on Maryland’s official exercise. Walk Maryland Day 2020 urges all Marylanders to Walk …

MDOT SHA to reopen Belair Road Gunpowder Falls State Park parking lot, trails On Tuesday

PERRY HALL, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced on Tuesday that officials will reopen the Belair Road driveway to the parking lot for the Gunpowder Falls State Park – Central Area on Tuesday morning, October 6th. The closure was part of the $3.6 million US 1 bridge rehabilitation project that is expected to be complete later this …

E-ZPass Customer Service Centers in MDOT MVA branches to reopen next week by appointment only

BALTIMORE, MD—Officials with the Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Monday that they would reopen their six E-ZPass Customer Service Centers within the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration branches at limited capacity and by appointment only beginning Tuesday, October 13. These facilities are located in Bel Air, Beltsville, Gaithersburg, Glen Burnie MDOT MVA branches. Two new locations – in …

Director of DPW to retire, Olszewski makes other Baltimore County personnel announcements

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday made several important personnel announcements, filling key Baltimore County positions. “The key to building a better Baltimore County is building a great team, and I’m thrilled that these talented individuals will put their experience and passion to work on behalf of our residents and communities,” Olszewski said. Department of Public Works Acting Director …

County, City leaders issue joint statement on reversal of MTA cuts

BALTIMORE, MD—Top officials from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County joined together to issue a statement regarding MTA’s announcement to reverse major cuts to the Maryland Transit Administration. Following public comment and feedback from local jurisdictions, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration on Wednesday announced that Core Bus service adjustments proposed September 1 will …