Regional Planning 

Regional Planning ensures that State, local, regional, and federal agencies work together to ensure collaboration and coordination in transportation planning and programming of projects, programs, and policies. Regional planning is an important aspect in ensuring the delivery of better transportation projects in both urban and rural areas, as well asimproving participation in the planning and programming processes through working with federally required Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), rural regional entities, and local jurisdictions.

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Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)

The 2019 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) was approved on April 17, 2019. The 2019 STIP is a list of transportation projects requesting funding that includes proposed federal, state, and local money for highway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian projects throughout the State during the next four years. The funding will go towards maintaining, operating, and expanding the transportation system.

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Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

This section presents each of the seven MPOs' TIPs without change as required by Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act). Please reference the appropriate TIP for all federally funded urban area transit and highway projects.

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Non-Metropolitan Consultative Process

The document below fulfills federal requirements for recording and implementing the Non-Metropolitan Jurisdictional consultation process as part of tatewide transportation planning, programming, and decision-making.

Contact Information

To share your thoughts and ideas, send all comments in writing to:

STIP Comments – Office of Planning & Capital Programming
Maryland Department of Transportation
7201 Corporate Center Drive
Hanover, MD 21076
mdotplanning@mdot.state.md.us