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Gov. Moore signs workforce development executive order

Nov. 20, 2023
The order authorizes executive branch units under the control of the governor to consider the requirement for or voluntary use of project labor agreements and community benefits...

MDOT MTA releases technical analysis for six Preliminary Alternatives maps for Red Line project

Nov. 2, 2023
Results of the technical analysis support the need for premium transit to improve mobility and access along the east-west corridor.
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Vontas, Swiftly and Transit team up to improve transit connectivity

Oct. 4, 2023
Any transit agencies partnering with Vontas, Swiftly and Transit will now have access to a stream line of data updates and transit information.

MDOT MTA names leadership team for Red Line project and Purple Line

Sept. 7, 2023
The Red Line team will oversee project development and delivery of the vital east-west transit service, which was relaunched by Maryland Gov. Wes Moore in June; the Purple Line...
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Maryland's Laurel MARC Train Station will close Aug. 21 for 10 weeks

The shutdown of the Laurel MARC Train Station will allow construction time on the station to be cut in half and ensures customers the chance to utilize the station sooner.

Alstom awarded contract by Maryland Transit Administration for operations and maintenance

April 12, 2023
The contract broadens the scope of Alstom’s responsibilities to the transit administration to include a fuel-saving project and digital innovations.

Amtrak seeking Delivery Partner to support B&P Tunnel Replacement Program

Dec. 6, 2022
In a Delivery Partner model, the private partner takes on substantial risk-sharing, impacting overall project outcomes.
The campaign will focus educating the public on what constitutes sexual harassment and how it can be stopped.
Safety & Security

Campaign to address sexual assault launches on MDOT MTA

Oct. 3, 2022
The campaign is focused on educating the public on what constitutes sexual harassment and how it can be stopped.

MDOT MTA awards more than $950,000 for innovative public transit projects in Maryland

Sept. 16, 2022
The Statewide Transit Innovation Grant projects focus on safety, reliability and access.
Safety & Security

MDOT MVA implements modernized commercial driver’s skills test

Aug. 11, 2022
The updated CDL skills test comes after Maryland was one of three states to participate in a pilot program through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration this past year...

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Maryland Transit Administration
File photo of a Purple Line light-rail vehicle in testing at the production facility.

MDOT MTA Purple Line will open in the spring of 2027

July 17, 2023
The revised opening date of the transit project is the result of an agreement between MDOT MTA and Purple Line Transit Partners.
State of Maryland
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore speaks during an event on June 15 where he announced plans to pursue the Red Line project that was cancelled in 2015.

Baltimore Red Line project returns

June 16, 2023
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore has revived plans to deliver the proposed east-west transit connection and extend its reach into Eastern Baltimore County.
Kelly Fenner

MDOT MTA named Kelly Fenner as agency’s first DEI director

Fenner is a former police captain and has served as DEI director for the Baltimore County Police Department.
President Joe Biden speaks at an event in front of the north portal of the B&P Tunnel in Baltimore, Md.

B&P Tunnel Replacement Program gets state funding boost and visit from President Biden

Jan. 31, 2023
Maryland has committed $450 million toward the tunnel project, while Amtrak signed the first project labor agreement that will not only apply to the tunnel project but projects...
Office of Maryland Gov. Wes Moore
Gov. Moore speaks at an event where he announced Paul Wiedefeld, right, is his nominee to serve as Maryland's secretary of transportation.

Maryland Gov. Moore nominates Paul Wiedefeld to lead Maryland Department of Transportation

Jan. 25, 2023
Wiedefeld decades of transportation management, delivery of complex capital projects and deep understanding of transit’s importance to a region were cited as reasons why he’s ...
A rendering of what the new Susquehanna River Rail Bridges will look like. Two bridges will replace an existing moveable bridge that was opened in 1906.

Amtrak prepares for $1.5-billion Susquehanna River Rail Bridge replacement project

Nov. 22, 2022
The railroad plans to issue solicitations in the coming months for a design-bid-build contract and a construction manager at risk contract.