Policy 6

Pursue a range of transportation facility and systems funding sources and strategies to maintain and enhance the existing transportation network in order to encourage the safe and efficient mobility of all persons.

  • TM6.1 - Through the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Priority Letter, the state’s Consolidated Transportation Plan, and the County’s Capital Improvement Program, prioritize implementation of transportation projects that reduce overall vehicle miles traveled and increase transit ridership within Downtowns and Reinvestment Areas.

  • TM6.2 - Develop a coordinated approach to pursuing a range of diverse transportation funding sources. Establish an interagency work group that includes Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), MDOT, Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T), and Maryland Department of Planning representatives as recommended in Master Plan of Transportation (MPOT) Strategic Transportation Policy and Master Plan Implementation Policy 2.

  • TM6.3 - Establish an interjurisdictional working group that includes M-NCPPC, MDOT, DPW&T, the Maryland Department of Planning, and adjacent jurisdictions in order to identify priority congestion management corridors that cross jurisdictional boundaries, and recommend land use and transportation strategies to address congestion issues.

  • TM6.4 - Create a strategic transportation planning implementation and review process as recommended in MPOT Strategic Transportation Policy and Master Plan Implementation Policy 4.