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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 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
Number of traffic studies completed 13009631,0001,0501,100
Percent of traffic studies completed within scheduled timeframe90%94%95%95%95%
Number of serious and fatal crashes on Montgomery County maintained roads6979706560
1  DOT received a significant increase in the number of traffic studies requested in FY22. Traffic study activity was reduced in FY21 due to atypical traffic patterns during the pandemic.

Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved551122022.90
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.3165690.00
FY24 Approved582778922.90