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Program Description

  Community/Transportation Safety

This program provides engineering studies and investigations that evaluate pedestrian and traffic operations and safety deficiencies, and includes the need for alternative pedestrian crossing signalization or beaconing; parking conflicts; streetlighting conditions, upgrades, and maintenance; traffic signing and pavement marking needs; and sight distance deficiencies on neighborhood streets, arterial roads, and major roadways. The program also provides for the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices along County roadways and includes activities directed at the elimination of graffiti vandalism in the County through GRAB (Graffiti Abatement Partners), a not-for-profit private-public partnership .

Program Contacts

Contact Brady Goldsmith of the Department of Transportation at 240.777.2793 or Mary Beck of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2753 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY19Actual FY20Estimated FY21Target FY22Target FY23
Number of traffic studies completed240333300330360
Percent of traffic studies completed within scheduled timeframe78%74%80%82%85%
Number of serious and fatal crashes on Montgomery County maintained roads8492676552

Program Budget Changes

FY22 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY21 Approved483580022.60
Decrease Cost: Streetlight Maintenance/Relamping to Reflect Savings from Switch to LED Lights-1100000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2722980.30
FY22 Approved499809822.90