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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 Chris Mullin of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2772 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY20Actual FY21Estimated FY22Target FY23Target FY24
Number of traffic studies completed333300330360400
Percent of traffic studies completed within scheduled timeframe74%90%80%80%80%
Number of serious and fatal crashes on Montgomery County maintained roads 19269857874
1  Projected FY22-FY24 higher than FY21 due to expected increase in travel post-COVID-19.

Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved499809822.90
Enhance: School Bus Citations and Infrastructure Safety Analysis3000000.00
Enhance: School Walkshed Assessments 1160000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.971220.00
FY23 Approved551122022.90