Governor Hogan proclaims Walktober 2022, encourages Marylanders to walk for health, recreation, transportation

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Noting the benefits to health and well-being that come from walking—Maryland’s official state exercise—Governor Larry Hogan this week issued a proclamation recognizing the third annual statewide celebration of Walktober, including a month-long schedule of events and webinars. The governor also noted that this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, is annual Walk Maryland Day and encouraged residents to walk for health, […]

Baltimore County Police Department to receive $283,000 in highway safety grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced more than $13 million in federal and state highway safety grants as part of a statewide focus to prevent motor vehicle crashes and eliminate roadway fatalities. The state funds were disbursed at the start of the fiscal year, and the federal funds will be distributed October 1 by the Maryland Department of Transportation […]

MDOT, MSDE collecting back-to-school supplies for students

BALTIMORE, MD—To help Maryland students prepare for for the upcoming school year, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) are partnering with the Boys and Girls Club Maryland Alliance for a statewide Back to School Supply Drive from Monday, July 11, through Friday, July 29, 2022. MDOT business units including the Transportation Secretary’s […]

Governor Hogan announces $15 million for MD 90 improvements to advance ‘Reach The Beach’ plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced $15 million to advance the state’s long-term “Reach the Beach” plan with safety, access, and congestion relief projects along MD 90 (Ocean City Expressway) in Worcester County. The funds enable the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration to accelerate planning and move to the design phase for improvements along the 12-mile stretch […]

Governor Hogan launches $28 million Chesapeake Bay Crossing Tier 2 Study

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced the next step in the strategy to address congestion and future traffic demand crossing the Chesapeake Bay. The launch of the Bay Crossing Study Tier 2 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) follows completion of the Tier 1 NEPA in April, and continues the governor’s unprecedented efforts to provide congestion relief for generations to […]

Governor Hogan proclaims May to be Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month; Maryland State Police announce free motorcycle training

GLEN BURNIE, MD—To raise awareness and encourage all travelers to share the road with motorcycle riders, Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Maryland. In support of the proclamation and general motorcyclists’ safety, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s (MDOT MVA) Highway Safety Office and Maryland State Police have announced […]

MDTA Police celebrate 55th recruit class graduation

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police celebrated the state’s newest police officers during a ceremony at MDTA Police Headquarters last week. Members of Recruit Class 55 completed a demanding academy training program that began in August 2021. “Graduation is the culmination of countless hours of commitment from our recruits, instructors and partners,” MDTA Police Chief Col. Kevin M. Anderson said. […]

Governor Hogan unveils stained glass light box honoring Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday unveiled a stained glass light box commemorating the life and legacy of Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley. The governor and First Lady Yumi Hogan were joined for the event by Secretary Jim Ports of the Maryland Department of Transportation, Executive Director Bill Doyle of the Maryland Port Administration, and Congressman Kweisi Mfume. “The First Lady […]