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For Immediate Release:
October 28, 2019

MDOT Public Affairs
Erin Henson, 410-865-1025

Jim Joyner, 410-865-1030


WHO: Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Office of the Secretary and representatives from MDOT’s business units will visit Frederick County to discuss transportation investments. Representatives include:

The Secretary’s Office: Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn;
MDOT Maryland Transit Administration: Administrator Kevin Quinn;
MDOT State Highway Administration: Administrator Greg Slater;
MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration: Administrator Chrissy Nizer;
MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration: Regional Aviation Assistance Director Ashish Solanki; and
Maryland Transportation Authority: Executive Director Jim Ports.

WHAT: Nineteenth stop on MDOT’s annual tour of 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City to update local officials and the public on the Hogan administration’s Draft FY 2020-2025 Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP), which details MDOT’s $15.3 billion six-year capital budget. Secretary Rahn will outline the state’s investments and join other state officials in answering questions about the county’s transportation priorities. To view the Draft CTP, visit:

WHEN: 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 30, 2019
This meeting is one of the 24 CTP tour meetings being held from September 19 to November 5. For a complete list of dates, times, locations and directions, visit:

WHERE: Winchester Hall, 1st Floor Hearing Room, 12 East Church St., Frederick, MD 21701

WHY: 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 2020-2025 CTP invests $15.3 billion in Maryland’s transportation network. Above and beyond this funding, the Maryland Transportation Authority is investing another $3.1 billion in toll roads and bridges. To view the Draft CTP, visit: