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Program Description

  Transportation Policy, Planning, and Project Development

This program formulates transportation and related environmental policy and provides leadership in developing a capital improvements program that achieves policy goals. In addition, this program provides coordination with regional entities to ensure compliance with environmental requirements and reviews developer plans to ensure that transportation infrastructure constructed by the private sector also achieves these policy goals.

Program Contacts

Contact Brady Goldsmith of the Department of Transportation at 240.777.2793 or Gregory Bruno of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2773 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY21Actual FY22Estimated FY23Target FY24Target FY25
Linear feet of sidewalk construction completed (000s) 12730302525
Number of development applications reviewed 2321274300300300
1  The cost per linear foot of sidewalk can increase dramatically if retaining walls or the acquisition of right-of-way is required. This significantly impacts the linear feet constructed per year. The Sidewalk Program also helped manage the construction of CIP, Traffic Calming, Pedestrian Safety, Safe Routes to Schools, and Bicycle and Pedestrian Priority Area (BIPPA) projects.
2  FY24 and FY25 figures are projected. The Department has no control over the number of plans reviewed.

Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved343876011.69
Decrease Cost: Position Exchange with Mass Transit-405120.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.2017-1.00
FY24 Approved340026510.69