FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 24, 2021
MDOT Public Affairs
Erin Henson, 410-865-1025
Jim Joyner, 410-865-1030
MDOT OFFICIALS TO TAKE STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT TOUR VIRTUAL FOR FREDERICK COUNTY WEDNESDAY
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Office of the Secretary and representatives from MDOT's business units will meet virtually with Frederick County officials to discuss transportation investments. MDOT representatives taking part in the meeting include:
MDOT Secretary's Office: Secretary Greg Slater;
MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration: Administrator Chrissy Nizer;
MDOT Maryland Transit Administration: Acting Administrator Holly Arnold;
MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration: Regional Aviation Director Ashish Solanki;
MDOT State Highway Administration: Administrator Tim Smith; and
Maryland Transportation Authority: Capital Planning Director Melissa Williams.
This is the seventh meeting in the MDOT tour of 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City to update local officials and the public on the Hogan Administration's Draft FY 2022-2027 Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP), which details MDOT's $16.4 billion six-year capital budget. Secretary Slater will outline the state's investments and join other state officials in answering questions about Frederick County's transportation priorities.
7 p.m., Wednesday, September 29, 2021
MDOT will conduct its 24 CTP tour meetings through November 16. For a complete list of dates, times and locations, visit: https://bit.ly/39nvLNK
Watch live on FCG TV (https://www.frederickcountymd.gov/1225/FCG-TV) or on Comcast channels 19/1085. Join by phone, dial 1-855-925-2801, enter code 8774, press * for meeting options: 1 to listen, 2 to record a comment, and 3 to be placed in a muted queue to speak during the meeting while listening.
Each fall, MDOT presents its draft six-year capital program to every county and Baltimore City for review and comment. MDOT then prepares a final budget to present to the General Assembly in January. The Hogan Administration's six-year Draft FY 2022-2027 CTP invests $16.4 billion in Maryland's transportation network. Above and beyond this funding, the Maryland Transportation Authority is investing another $2.8 billion in our toll roads and bridges. To view the Draft CTP, visit: ctp.maryland.gov.