Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)

Baltimore, MD 21202

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About Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)

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6 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
http://www.mta.maryland.gov
410.767.3936
410.333.0893

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MTA operates Local and Commuter Buses, Light Rail, Metro Subway, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Train Service, and a comprehensive Paratransit (Mobility) system. MTA also manages the Taxi Access system, and directs funding and statewide assistance to Locally Operated Transit Systems (LOTS) in each of Maryland’s 23 counties, Baltimore City, Annapolis and Ocean City.

Products and Press Releases

Office of the Maryland Governor
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

MDOT MTA launches Zero-Emission Bus Pilot Program

The pilot program will add seven new zero-emissions buses to the agency’s local bus fleet while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality throughout the region...
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Vehicles

FTA awards $631 million in Rail Vehicle Replacement Program grants

The funding will help transit agencies in Chicago, Ill., Philadelphia, Pa., and Baltimore, Md., replace older vehicles with 300 new railcars.
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Vehicles

FTA awards $213 million to Maryland Transit Administration to replace aging light-rail vehicles

Feb. 21, 2024
The funding is through FTA’s Rail Vehicle Replacement program; the state of Maryland is providing $90 million in matching funds and allocating $127.6 million in federal formula...
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Infrastructure

WMATA reveals major capital construction plans during next three years

The construction plans will modernize the Metrorail system, improve safety and reliability and maintain a state of good repair; planned closures are scheduled between summer 2024...
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MDOT MTA proposes service reductions on Commuter Bus service

Feb. 6, 2024
The service reduction, which would go into effect July 1, 2024, is in response to the unprecedented structural financial deficit in state transportation funding recently declared...
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Facilities

MDOT MTA launches Office of Customer Experience

Feb. 2, 2024
The Customer Experience Office will integrate performance management data, rider experience studies and real-time information, with the goal of creating impactful improvements...
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Vehicles

MDOT MTA resumes light-rail service

Dec. 27, 2023
Service was suspended from Dec. 8 to Dec. 23 to facilitate emergency inspection of the entire light-rail vehicle fleet.
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Safety & Security

Maryland Transit Administration installs safety barriers on subway platforms

This safety barrier program highlights the Maryland Transit Administration’s commitment to continuous improvement as one of its core values.
Management

MDOT MTA completes feasibility study for North-South Transit Corridor

Dec. 21, 2023
The study will analyze various options in the coming year and is part of the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan.
Mobile Applications

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.

Articles & News

Office of Maryland Governor Wes Moore
Management

Maryland to add $150 million to shore up proposed cuts in FY25 transportation budget

Jan. 18, 2024
More than half of the one-time funding included in Gov. Wes Moore’s proposed FY25 budget will support transit projects and maintain service.
Maryland Transit Administration
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File photo of a Purple Line light-rail vehicle in testing at the production facility.
File photo of a Purple Line light-rail vehicle in testing at the production facility.
File photo of a Purple Line light-rail vehicle in testing at the production facility.
File photo of a Purple Line light-rail vehicle in testing at the production facility.
Rail

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.
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Mobile Applications

Transit agency app developments: MDOT/MTA, Valley Metro and UP Express

July 6, 2023
New features, new ways to pay for fares and better mobile experiences are all being brought to riders through these updates at various agencies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Management

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.
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Management

Competitive pay helps with recruitment at Maryland Transit Administration, Charlotte Area Transit System

June 8, 2023
Pay increases for operators within Maryland Transit Administration’s system and CATS’ paratransit services are supporting wider recruitment efforts at the agencies.
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Rail

Maryland, Delaware, Virginia to explore expanding MARC services

April 14, 2023
The framework agreements between MDOT MTA, Delaware Transit Corp. and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority will examine expanding the rail service, which all agree, is critical...
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Management

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.
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Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the MARC Riverside Maintenance Facility on Dec. 16, 2022.
Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the MARC Riverside Maintenance Facility on Dec. 16, 2022.
Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the MARC Riverside Maintenance Facility on Dec. 16, 2022.
Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the MARC Riverside Maintenance Facility on Dec. 16, 2022.
Officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the MARC Riverside Maintenance Facility on Dec. 16, 2022.
Maintenance

MDOT MTA cuts ribbon on MARC maintenance facility

The new repair facility will support maintenance and operational efficiency that will result in decreased repair time and greater fleet availability.
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Concrete crossties for use on the Purple Line project are unloaded in March 2021.
Concrete crossties for use on the Purple Line project are unloaded in March 2021.
Concrete crossties for use on the Purple Line project are unloaded in March 2021.
Concrete crossties for use on the Purple Line project are unloaded in March 2021.
Concrete crossties for use on the Purple Line project are unloaded in March 2021.
Rail

USDOT finalizes $1.76 billion TIFIA loan for Maryland Purple Line project

April 15, 2022
The loan replaced a 2016 loan agreement and will finance up to 33 percent of the eligible project costs.
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The first vehicle assembled for the Purple Line is seen in this 2019 photo.
The first vehicle assembled for the Purple Line is seen in this 2019 photo.
The first vehicle assembled for the Purple Line is seen in this 2019 photo.
The first vehicle assembled for the Purple Line is seen in this 2019 photo.
The first vehicle assembled for the Purple Line is seen in this 2019 photo.
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Maryland Purple Line receives $1.7 billion replacement TIFIA loan

March 4, 2022
The loan replaces and restructures an original loan given to the project in 2016.

Videos & Resources

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Mass Transit Weekly Update 8/5/2016

Aug. 5, 2016
This weeks transit update features videos from TEB Technology, The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), TriMet, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and the Maryland...
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MTA Maryland: We've Been Workin' On The Railroad, Chapter 3

Aug. 5, 2016
Repairs and upgrades continue on the Metro Subway between Mondawmin Station and Milford Mill. MTA provided a look at the state of affairs as it was about a week ago, east of West...
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Mass Transit Weekly Video Update 5/20/2016

May 20, 2016
Maryland MTA CEO announces Roadeo competitors, a snappy Q&A recruitment video, TfL celebrates women in transit, & Metro Transit officer cuts hair for wigs for women with cancer...

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Rail

Baltimore City's Red Line under evaluation: Maryland DOT and MTA release maps with alternatives for development

Sept. 29, 2023
Maryland Department of Transportation and Maryland Transit Administration are exploring additional transportation options for the Red Line route using the community's feedback...
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MDOT MTA names leadership team for Red Line project and Purple Line

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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Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

Maryland's Laurel MARC Train Station will close Aug. 21 for 10 weeks

Aug. 2, 2023
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.
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Maintenance

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.
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Management

SEPTA appoints Ronald Keele as chief safety officer

Keele, who has more than 35 years of experience in the safety industry, will develop methods to measure the authority’s safety performance and establish programs to routinely ...
Infrastructure

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.
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The campaign will focus educating the public on what constitutes sexual harassment and how it can be stopped.
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.
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Management

MDOT MTA, local jurisdictions announce preliminary alternatives for North-South transit corridor 

Sept. 9, 2022
Stakeholder input is being sought on alternatives under a new feasibility study.
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Passenger Info

MDOT MTA brings real-time train arrival information to light rail 

Aug. 31, 2022
Real-time tracking is now available on all MDOT MTA fixed-route services.