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Greetings and welcome to the Maryland Department of Transportation's (MDOT) online Policy Manual. This manual is serves employees, contractors, and the general public on various MDOT Policies. It is my hope that this manual provides you with the information that will help MDOT deliver projects better, faster, and cheaper.
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I’m honored to serve the people of Maryland under Governor Larry Hogan as the State’s 14th Transportation Secretary.  I understand that transportation impacts everyone, every day. This job is a big responsibility, but also a big opportunity. Providing a balanced, reliable, safe, efficient and affordable transportation system is essential to all of Maryland’s citizens and businesses. As Transportation Secretary, I’m charged with managing a $4.9 billion annual budget (FY 2016) and leading more than 11,000 employees. Our six-year draft transportation budget, known as the Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP), reflects the planned investments of $15.5 billion from FY 2016 to FY 2021 across the State in transit, highways, the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore and the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Above and beyond this $15.5 billion investment, the Maryland Transportation Authority, an independent financial authority, provides $1.85 billion for toll facilities throughout the State.
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I want to assure Maryland taxpayers that we have assembled the best team possible and are committed to getting the most of every dollar we spend. MDOT will deliver projects BETTER, FASTER, and CHEAPER.  Having led transportation agencies in both New Mexico and Missouri for a total of 14 years, I have learned to:  value relationships, challenge team members to excel, forge strong partnerships and undertake bold plans to better meet the needs of our customers.  Innovation, teamwork, accountability and enhanced communication are critical to implementing a successful program that will create jobs and enhance economic opportunities as we CHANGE MARYLAND FOR THE BETTER. We will better serve all of our customers as ONE MDOT working hand-in-hand to deliver the best transportation network possible for Maryland.
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In addition to my efforts at the state level, I remain active at the national level. As a board member of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), I have served as:  President, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Performance Management, and Chairman of the Standing Committee on Highway Traffic Safety.  I also have served on the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board, a non-profit organization serving the public and private transportation industry by promoting innovation and progress in transportation through research.
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I take pride in the work of the MDOT team to advance innovative construction projects and to find practical and efficient transportation solutions.  MDOT will always be vigilant stewards of the public’s money, whether it is federal, state or local resources.  I look forward to helping find new ways to provide a more efficient, reliable and safe transportation system throughout the State of Maryland from the Eastern Shore to Western Maryland and throughout the Baltimore-Washington Corridor.
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I hope to meet with you as I travel throughout Maryland working on key transportation solutions in every corner of the State!
  
 
If you have any thoughts or feedback about the online manual or the policy project itself, you may email  [mailto:MDOTPolicyProject@mdot.state.md.us MDOTPolicyProject@mdot.state.md.us].
 
If you have any thoughts or feedback about the online manual or the policy project itself, you may email  [mailto:MDOTPolicyProject@mdot.state.md.us MDOTPolicyProject@mdot.state.md.us].

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A Message From the SecretaryThe chief executive officer of the Maryland Department of Transportation.

I’m honored to serve the people of Maryland under Governor Larry Hogan as the StateThe State of Maryland acting through its authorized representative.’s 14th Transportation SecretaryThe chief executive officer of the Maryland Department of Transportation.. I understand that transportation impacts everyone, every day. This job is a big responsibility, but also a big opportunity. Providing a balanced, reliable, safe, efficient and affordable transportation system is essential to all of Maryland’s citizens and businesses. As Transportation SecretaryThe chief executive officer of the Maryland Department of Transportation., I’m charged with managing a $4.9 billion annual budget (FYState Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30) 2016) and leading more than 11,000 employees. Our six-year draft transportation budget, known as the Consolidated Transportation Program (CTPConsolidated Transportation ProgramConsolidated Transportation Plan), reflects the planned investments of $15.5 billion from FYState Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30) 2016 to FYState Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30) 2021 across the State in transit, highways, the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore and the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Above and beyond this $15.5 billion investment, the Maryland Transportation Authority, an independent financial authority, provides $1.85 billion for toll facilities throughout the StateThe State of Maryland acting through its authorized representative..

I want to assure Maryland taxpayers that we have assembled the best team possible and are committed to getting the most of every dollar we spend. MDOTMaryland Department of Transportation will deliver projects BETTER, FASTER, and CHEAPER. Having led transportation agencies in both New Mexico and Missouri for a total of 14 years, I have learned to: value relationships, challenge team members to excel, forge strong partnerships and undertake bold plans to better meet the needs of our customers. Innovation, teamwork, accountability and enhanced communication are critical to implementing a successful program that will create jobs and enhance economic opportunities as we CHANGE MARYLAND FOR THE BETTER. We will better serve all of our customers as ONE MDOTMaryland Department of Transportation working hand-in-hand to deliver the best transportation network possible for Maryland.

In addition to my efforts at the state level, I remain active at the national level. As a board member of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTOAmerican Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials), I have served as: President, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Performance Management, and Chairman of the Standing Committee on Highway Traffic Safety. I also have served on the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research BoardThe Board of Public Works of the State of Maryland., a non-profit organization serving the public and private transportation industry by promoting innovation and progress in transportation through research.

I take pride in the work of the MDOTMaryland Department of Transportation team to advance innovative construction projects and to find practical and efficient transportation solutions. MDOTMaryland Department of Transportation will always be vigilant stewards of the public’s money, whether it is federal, state or local resources. I look forward to helping find new ways to provide a more efficient, reliable and safe transportation system throughout the State of Maryland from the Eastern Shore to Western Maryland and throughout the Baltimore-Washington Corridor.

I hope to meet with you as I travel throughout Maryland working on key transportation solutions in every corner of the StateThe State of Maryland acting through its authorized representative.!

If you have any thoughts or feedback about the online manual or the policy project itself, you may email MDOTPolicyProject@mdot.state.md.us.

Thank you for your commitment and service to the citizens of Maryland.





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