Traffic congestion in the Washington, DC, area is among the worst in the nation. Suburban communities in Maryland are all struggling with deteriorating roads and bridges,while dozens of unfunded transit, road, bicycle and pedestrian improvements that could make a real difference remain stuck in “neutral.” The Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance (SMTA) was formed to get us moving again, by providing expert analysis, public education and ongoing advocacy for a more efficient, safe and balanced transportation network in Suburban Maryland.
If you missed our September 7th breakfast, you missed a great presentation about imminent changes on I-270 that will improve some of the worst bottlenecks along the corridor – from Frederick to the Beltway! Drivers on I-270 will start to see the first construction and technology improvements in mid-September as a result of Governor Hogan’s… Read More »0
Attend SMTA’s breakfast meeting on September 7th to hear how Governor Hogan’s $100 Million Innovative Congestion Management project is going. Drivers on I-270 will start to see the first construction and technology improvements in mid-September. Hear more details and timeframes from the Project Director: Jeffrey T. Folden, PE, DBIA Chief, Innovative Contracting Division Office of… Read More »0
I am excited to be working with SMTA to improve mobility, safety and quality of life in our area. As planning director for Tampa, Leesburg and most recently, Rockville, I have significant experience in transportation, zoning and land use. I served as an expert witness as a consultant with HDR, Inc. and Tampa Bay Engineering,… Read More »0
SMTA has assembled a series of briefing papers on the basics, below, and will be adding more detailed reports, white papers and studies to these pages in the future: