DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

DEFUNCT AGENCIES


ADMINISTRATION
Under Deputy Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Enterprise Management, renamed Operations in April 2015.

ADMINISTRATION
Under the Maryland Transit Administration, Administration formed in December 2013, to oversee Fare Collection Systems and Services, the Information Technology Group, Operations Compliance and Investigations, and five offices: Fair Practices; Finance; Human Resources; Labor and Employee Relations; and Procurement. Abolished in Dec. 2015 and functions split between Finance and Performance Management and Organization Programs.

ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE
Under Maryland Port Administration, reformed as Finance in 1999.

ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT
Under Mass Transit Administration, disbanded in Jan. 2000.

ADMINISTRATION & OPERATIONS
Under Office of Secretary, restructured as Operations in Feb. 2015.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, abolished in March 2010; functions dispersed to other units.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES BUREAU
Under Maryland Transportation Authority Police, reorganized as Support Services Division in 2009.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION GOALS, BENCHMARKS, & INDICATORS
[ANNUAL ATTAINMENT REPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE]
Staff: Michael J. Haley (410) 865-1011; e-mail:
mhaley@mdot.state.md.us

Appointed by Governor:
Edgar A. Gonzalez, Chair (chosen by Governor)
Richard Chambers; Steve Chan; James A. Conrad, Ph.D.; F. Wayne Cooper; David A. Costello; Patricia Ann Cotten; Judith F. Davis; Anne S. Ferro; Catherine (Kay) Hill; Russell J. Holt; Deron Lovaas; Gerard N. Murphy; Michele K. Ryan.

Advisory Committee on Transportation Goals, Benchmarks, and Indicators was authorized in October 2000 (Chapter 303, Acts of 2000). Committee advises Department on developing measurable, long-term transportation goals and intermediate benchmarks of progress towards those goals. Annually, Department submits a report on how these goals and benchmarks are being attained in implementation of Maryland Transportation Plan and Consolidated Transportation Program (Code Transportation Article, sec. 2-103.1). Advisory Committee, however, is only convened cyclicly when goals and benchmarks are evaluated for potential changes.

Last met in 2008; will reconvene in 2013.

ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR PORT-LAND USE DEVELOPMENT
Abolished on Oct. 1, 2005 (Chapter 114, Acts of 2005).

AIRPORT & SEAPORT DIVISION
Under Maryland Transportation Authority Police, phased out in Jan. 2016.

AIRPORT GOVERNANCE GROUP
Met in 2001 to consider privatization of Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).

AIRPORT OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Operations and Security in July 2003.

AIRPORT TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Technology and Community Affairs in Jan. 2010.

AUDITS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, & ADMINISTRATION
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Administration in 2014.

AUTOMOBILES & DISTRIBUTION CENTERS
Under Maryland Port Administration (within Marketing), disbanded in Aug. 2009.

BALTIMORE RED LINE
Under Transit Development and Delivery, abolished in June 2015, when Governor cut funding for project.

Baltimore Red Line was a proposed 14.1-mile light-rail transit line from Woodlawn in Baltimore County through west and downtown Baltimore to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Before funding was cut, construction was to begin in 2015, and Line possibly operational by 2021.

BALTIMORE REGION RAIL SYSTEM PLAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Staff: Jamie Kendrick (410) 767-8762

Appointed by Secretary of Transportation:
John A. Agro, Jr., Co-Chair
Anne S. Perkins, Co-Chair
Mark E. Behm; Bruce Campbell; Barbara Cutko; Carol Filipczak; Alfred H. Foxx, Jr.; Donald C. Fry; Michael Iati; Dean L. Johnson; Roy W. Kienitz; Joseph P. Kocy; James E. Malone, Jr.; Nathaniel J. McFadden; Douglas Miles; Robert Moore; Joseph Necker; James F. Ports, Jr.; Earl S. Richardson, Ed.D.; Christopher Ryer; Marjorie Slater-Kaplan; C. William Struever; Michelle Whelley.

Formed by Secretary of Transportation in Sept. 2001, Committee adopted its final plan in March 2002.

BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL (BWI) AIRPORT GOVERNANCE STUDY GROUP
Staff: Christine Romans (410) 865-1037; e-mail: cromans@mdot.state.md.us

Appointed by Secretary of Transportation:
Theodore E. Mathison, Chair
Missy Cassidy; William K. Hellman; Louise P. Hoblitzell; Raymond C. Nichols; Theodore J. Sophocleus; Leonard H. Teitelbaum; James G. Walsh; William P. Wentworth, Jr.

In Feb. 2005, Secretary of Transportation created Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Airport Governance Study Group. Study Group was charged with analyzing whether Airport's current governance structure was most efficient.

Study Group submitted its recommendations to Secretary in Nov. 2005.

BOARD OF REVIEW
Appeals from certain decisions of Secretary of Transportation or of any agency within Department were heard and determined by Board of Review.

Board consisted of seven members appointed to three-year terms by Governor with advice of Secretary of Transportation and Senate advice and consent (Code Transportation Article, secs. 2-501 through 2-506).

Authorization for Board was repealed in 2008 (Chapter 327, Acts of 2008).

BRANCH OPERATIONS & COMPLIANCE
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, restructured as Field Operations in April 2017.

BRIDGE & TUNNEL INSPECTION PEER REVIEW PANEL
Appointed by Secretary of Transportation:
Mary Lou Ralls, Chair
Shay K. Burrows; Thomas B. Deen; Jeffrey B. Holland; Malcolm T. Kerley; Damian J. Kulash, Ph.D.; Donald W. Vannoy; Bernard Yostpille.

Created by Secretary of Transportation, Bridge and Tunnel Inspection Peer Review Panel began its work in Oct. 2008 to review Maryland Transportation Authority's bridge and tunnel inspection procedures. Panel also was to identify best practices for bridge and tunnel inspections and recommend how to improve and enhance Maryland's bridge and tunnel inspection program.

On June 1, 2009, Panel submitted its report to Secretary of Transportation.

BUILDING SERVICES
Under Maryland Port Administration (within Operational Services), functions of this office were privatized in 1996.

BUS OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Bus Transportation in Dec. 2009

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Division of Business Development and Management in Oct. 2015.

BUSINESS SERVICES
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, Business Services was created in April 2004. It included four divisions: Administration; Finance; Information Technology; and Organizational Development.

Abolished in Dec. 2008 reorganization.

CECIL/HARFORD BRIDGES WORK GROUP
Staff: Simela Triandos (410) 537-1092; e-mail:
striandos@mdta.state.md.us

Chair: Ronald L. Freeland, Executive Secretary, Maryland Transportation Authority
Vice-Chair: Neil J. Pedersen, State Highway Administrator

Appointed by Executive Secretary, Maryland Transportation Authority, in consultation with District 34 legislative delegation: Nelson K. Bolender; Barbara A. Brown; John P. Corrieri, Jr.; David R. Craig; James L. Eberhardt; Joseph L. Fisona; Charles R. Flayhart; Nancy Jacobs; Mary-Dulany James; Sheryl Davis Kohl; Mary Ann Lisanti; Robert F. McKnight; Tari Moore; David D. Rudolph; William B. Seccurro; S. Fred Simmons; Donna Tapley; Vernon J. Thompson; Clark Turner; Steven W. Vandervort; Michael Vaughn.

Cecil/Harford Bridges Work Group was convened in April 2006 by Executive Secretary of Maryland Transportation Authority. Work Group considered economic impact of tolls on Cecil County, and potential traffic congestion during planned repairs on Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge which crosses Susquehanna River. Matters of public safety and economic development relating to location of toll plaza on Interstate 95 in Cecil County also were evaluated.

Recommendations of Work Group were reviewed by Maryland Transportation Authority.

CENTRAL MARYLAND TRANSIT STUDY GROUP
Staff: Elizabeth Kreider (410) 767-3433; e-mail:
ekreider@mta.maryland.gov
web: www.mdot.maryland.gov/central_md_transit_study_group

Chair: James T. Smith, Jr., Secretary of Transportation

Appointed by Secretary of Transportation: George C. Cardwell; Lawrence C. Daniels; Guy J. Guzzone; Kitty Higgins; Kay Hill; James L. Knighton; Elizabeth Kreider; Kristie M. Mills; Tomika Monterville; James B. Perez; Douglas J. J. Peters; John W. Powell, Jr.

In May 2014, Secretary of Transportation convened Central Maryland Transit Study Group (Joint Chairmen's Report, 2014, p. 62). Study Group scrutinized how much creation of a central Maryland regional transit authority would cost State, local jurisdictions, and public. Further, Study Group considered Maryland Transit Administration's ongoing update of State management plan, and how Administration makes grants to local entitites.

In July 2014, Study Group reported to General Assembly's budget committees.

CHESAPEAKE HIGHWAY ADVISORIES ROUTING TRAFFIC
Renamed Coordinated Highways Action Response Team late in 1999.

COMMUNICATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, Communications originated as Statewide Initiatives and Communications and reformed as Communications in 2003.

Communications oversaw eight offices: Communications; Customer Services; Engineering; Government Relations; Freight Services; Planning and Statewide Transit; Transit-Oriented Development and Smart Growth; and Washington Area Transit.

Restructured as Planning and Policy in Jan. 2004.

CORE OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration.

CORE SERVICES
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Core Operations in Dec. 2013.

CORE SUPPORT
Under Maryland Transit Administration.

CORPORATE SERVICES & FINANCE
Under Maryland Transit Administration, reorganized as Finance and Administration in Jan. 2004.

CORRIDOR CITIES TRANSITWAY
Solely in Montgomery County, the Corridor Cities Transitway was to be a 15-mile bus rapid-transit line, linking many commercial and industrial sites to public transportation. The projected start for construction had been Fall 2018.

CRUISES & SPECIAL PROJECTS
Under Maryland Port Administration, disbanded in Oct. 2005.

CUSTOMER RELATIONS & QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Customer and Media Relations in July 1998.

DEVELOPMENT & ADMINISTRATION
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, reorganized as Business Management and Administration in July 2003.

DEVELOPMENT & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Facilities Development and Engineering in July 2010.

DIVISION OF CAPITAL PLANNING
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, renamed Division of Planning and Program Development in Jan. 2014.

DIVISION OF CIVIL RIGHTS & FAIR PRACTICES
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, renamed Division of Statutory Program Compliance in Jan. 2017.

DIVISION OF COMMUNICATIONS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Marketing and Public Communications in Oct. 2015.

DIVISION OF FACILITIES
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, reorganized as Division of Operations in April 2004.

DIVISION OF INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Division of Investigative and Security Services in July 1997.

DIVISION OF PROCUREMENT & STATUTORY COMPLIANCE
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, split into Division of Civil and Fair Practies, and Division of Procurement in Sept. 2012.

DIVISION OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, reorganized as Division of Business Planning, Policy, and Performance in Jan. 2014.

DIVISION OF TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT & POLICE SERVICES
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, disbanded and functions decentralized in Dec. 2001.

DRIVER & VEHICLE POLICIES & PROGRAMS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Central Operations and Safety Programs in March 2012.

DRIVER & VEHICLE POLICY
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, reorganized as Driver and Vehicle Project Management in 2006.

DRIVER & VEHICLE PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, restructured as Project Development in March 2010.

DRIVER EDUCATION & LICENSING
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, restructured as Driver Programs in 2006.

END-USER COMPUTING
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, in Dec. 1999, combined with Networks to form LAN Support in Office of Information Resources.

ENGINEERING, SUPPORT SERVICES, & STATEWIDE SERVICE DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Planning, Program, and Engineering in Dec. 2013

EQUITY & ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
Formed in Oct. 2003 from Program Management and Community Outreach to oversee offices for fair practice and minority business enterprise.

Transferred to Administration in May 2007.

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT & ENGINEERING
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Development and Environmental Services in Jan. 2010.

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT & ENGINEERING
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Division of Planning and Engineering in Oct. 2015.

FACILITY DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, Facility Development formed in April 2004. It oversaw Division of Capital Planning, Engineering and Construction Management, Office of Marketing, and Division of Strategic Development.

Abolished in Dec. 2008 restructuring.

FIELD OPERATIONS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, reorganized as Regional Operations in Oct. 1997.

FINANCE, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, & ADMINISTRATION
Under State Highway Administration, reorganized as Audits, Information Technology, and Administration in Jan. 2011.

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
Under Maryland Transit Administration, Finance and Administration began as Corporate Services and Finance in 2000 to manage fiscal services, information technology, procurement, and personnel for Maryland Transit Administration. In Sept. 2003, it was restructured to include customer services, engineering, freight services, government relations, marketing, planning and statewide transit, safety, transit-oriented development and Smart Growth, and Washington area transit. In Jan. 2004, it further reformed as Finance and Administration to manage offices for contract administration; finance; information technology; marketing; and training. In April 2007, it was reorganized to oversee offices for finance; human resources; information technology; procurement; research and analysis; training; and treasury.

In Feb. 2011, functions were dispersed to other agencies.

FINANCE & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, separated into two units: Finance, and Performance Management in April 2017.

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS, BUSINESS RELATIONS, & SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT & RISK
Under Maryland Port Administration, disbanded in July 2016; functions dispersed to other units.

GOVERNOR'S WORK GROUP ON YOUNG DRIVERS
(410) 865-1007

Chair: Robert L. Flanagan, Secretary of Transportation

Appointed by Governor: Lon Anderson; Lisa Bennett; Lt. Col. Michael J. Fischer, Mimi Fleury; Alan Marshall; James D. McCarthy, Jr., Esq.; James A. McKnight; Willie Robinson; Jose M. Torres, Ph.D.; Jane Trevisan; Brady Walker; A. J. Willingham; one vacancy.

Appointed by Senate President: John A. Gianetti, Jr.; Sandra B. Schrader.

Appointed by House Speaker: William A. Bronrott; Susan K. McComas.

Governor's Work Group on Young Drivers was initiated in Jan. 2005. It focused on how to better train young drivers and involve their parents in that process.

Last met in Nov. 2005.

HIGHWAY INFORMATION SERVICES DIVISION
Under State Highway Administration.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS CENTER
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Information Resources Division in Oct. 1997.

LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY MANAGEMENT
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, functions dispersed to External Affairs and Legislative Compliance in Jan. 2006.

MAINTENANCE, UTILITIES, & TERMINAL SERVICE
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Operations and Maintenance in Jan. 2008.

MAINTENANCE SUPPORT
Under Office of Transit Operations, abolished in July 2000.

MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, reorganized in Oct. 1997 with administrative functions assigned to Administration Division, and financial functions transferred to Planning and Finance Division.

MARC COMMUTER RAIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Jerome C. Korzybski, Coordinator (410) 767-8795

Appointed by Maryland Transit Administrator:
James Berard, Chair

Disbanded in early 2005.

MARYLAND COMPREHENSIVE TRANSIT PLAN TRANSIT ADVISORY PANEL
Staff: Harvey S. Zelefsky (410) 767-3781

Appointed by Secretary of Transportation:
Donald C. Fry, Chair
Thomas E. Abel; Joseph Alexander; Ray Ambrose; Evelyn T. Beasley; Sherry Burford; Norman H. Conway; Elijah E. Cummings: Ulysses Currie; Wayne K. Curry; Douglas M. Duncan; George C. Edwards; Lee R. Epstein; Robert Garner; John G. Gary; Charles C. Graves; Carolyn J. B. Howard; Donald P. Hutchinson; John (Jack) Kinstlinger; Murray D. Levy; Nathaniel J. McFadden; Charles Pettus; C. A. (Dutch) Ruppersberger III; Laurie B. Schwartz; Raymond M. Westfall; Richard A. White; F. Kirwan Wineland; Kenneth A. Yowan.

Completed its work in Jan. 1999.

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL TERMINALS
Under Maryland Port Administration, a nonprofit subsidiary created in 1990 to give Port Administration a direct role in labor negotiations and operation of public port facilities.

Dissolved in 2010.

MARYLAND PORT ADMINISTRATION POLICE FORCE
Formerly under Maryland Port Administration, Police Force was consolidated into Maryland Transportation Authority Police Force on July 1, 1998 (Chapter 514, Acts of 1998).

MARYLAND RAIL COMMUTER (MARC) TRAIN & COMMUTER BUS OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, functions split into two units in April 2017.

MARYLAND TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION STAKEHOLDER WORK GROUP
Staff: Philip A. Dacey, Esq. (410) 865-1090; e-mail:
pdacey@mdot.state.md.us
web: www.mdot.maryland.gov/Office_of_Planning_and_Capital_Programming/MTA_Stakeholder_Group/Index.html

James F. Ports, Jr., Chair

Maryland Transit Administration Stakeholder Work Group was convened in June 2015. In order to improve transit services, Work Group was to identify needs of business community and transit users.

Work Group developed a Transit Performance Improvement Plan and completed its work in Oct. 2015.

MASS TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION
Renamed Maryland Transit Administration in Oct. 2001 (Chapter 730, Acts of 2001).

MASS TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION POLICE
Renamed Maryland Transit Administration Police in Oct. 2001 (Chapter 730, Acts of 2001).

NETWORKS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration (within Office of Information Resources), combined with End-User Computing to form LAN Support in Dec. 1999.

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Office of Administrative Services, July 1, 1998.

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Under Office of Secretary, renamed Office of Engineering and Procurement in 1999.

OFFICE OF AIR SERVICE DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIC ANALYSIS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Air Service Development in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF AIRFIELD OPERATIONS & SECURITY
Under Aviation Administration, reorganized into Office of Operations and Office of Airport Security in Oct. 2004.

OFFICE OF BRIDGE DEVELOPMENT
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Structures in Jan. 2008.

OFFICE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Finance and Administration in April 2002.

OFFICE OF BUSINESS RELATIONS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, reorganized as Office of Corporate and Community Relations in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Customer Relations and Information in March 2012.

OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING, & MEDIA RELATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Office of Communications and Marketing in July 2015.

OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS & BUSINESS RELATIONS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, functions dispersed to other units in April 2007.

OFFICE OF CONSULTANT SERVICES
Under State Highway Administration, combined with Procurement Division to form Office of Procurment and Contracts in 2006.

OFFICE OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
Under Maryland Transit Administration, reorganized as Office of Procurement in April 2007.

OFFICE OF CUSTOMER & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Adminstration, renamed Office of Customer Service in 2015.

OFFICE OF CUSTOMER INFORMATION
Under Maryland Transit Administration, reorganized as Office of Customer and Community Relations in March 2012.

OFFICE OF ENGINEERING, PROCUREMENT, & EMERGENCY SERVICES
Under Administration, reorganized as Office of Engineering and Emergency Services in Aug. 2007.

OFFICE OF ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Design and Construction in Jan. 2010.

OFFICE OF ENGINEERING & EMERGENCY SERVICES
Office of Engineering and Emergency Services began as Office of Engineering and Procurement and, in Jan. 2003, became Office of Engineering, Procurement, and Emergency Services. Its procurement function transferred to Office of Procurement in Aug. 2007, when Office was renamed Office of Engineering and Emergency Services.

Under Administration, abolished in June 2009; functions dispersed to Office of Fleet, Facilities, and Administrative Services, Office of Homeland Security, and Office of Risk Management and Rail Safety.

OFFICE OF ENGINEERING & PROCUREMENT
Under Administration, restructured as Office of Engineering, Procurement, and Emergency Services in Jan. 2003.

OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS
Under Office of Planning and Capital Programming, renamed Office of Environment in July 2017.

OFFICE OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Equal Opportunity.

OFFICE OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Office of Governmental Affairs in March 2012.

OFFICE OF FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Facilities Development and Engineering in July 2003.

OFFICE OF FACILITIES PLANNING
Under Maryland Aviation Administraton, became Office of Planning and Environmental Services in July 2003.

OFFICE OF FACILITY OPERATIONS
Under Administration, reorganized as Office of Fleet, Facilities, and Administrative Services in July 2004.

OFFICE OF FAIR PRACTICES
Renamed Office of Diversity and Equity in March 2007.

OFFICE OF FARE COLLECTION SYSTEMS & SERVICES
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Treasury in April 2017.

OFFICE OF FAREBOX RECOVERY
Under Maryland Transit Administration.

OFFICE OF FINANCE
Under Transit Administration, began as Finance Division in 1986; renamed Office of Finance in 1993; restructured as Office of Finance and Treasury in 2015.

OFFICE OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Finance in July 2010.

OFFICE OF FINANCE & AUDIT
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Finance in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF FREIGHT & MULTIMODALISM
Under Deputy Secretary, abolished in Jan. 2015; functions assumed by Office of Government Affairs.

OFFICE OF FREIGHT LOGISTICS
Under Deputy Secretary, renamed Office of Freight and Multimodalism in July 2010.

OFFICE OF HIGHWAY POLICY & TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Policy and Research in March 1999.

OFFICE OF HIGHWAY POLICY ASSESSMENT
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Highway Policy and Technology Utilization in July 1998.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Information Technology Group in Feb. 2011.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, renamed Division of Information Technology in April 2004.

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Under Office of Deputy Secretary.

OFFICE OF INVENTORY CONTROL
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, renamed Office of Asset Control and Damage Recovery in Sept. 2013.

OFFICE OF LANDSIDE OPERATIONS, SAFETY, & MARTIN STATE AIRPORT
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, reorganized as Terminal and Landside Operations in July 2003.

OFFICE OF LEADERSHIP & ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, abolished in March 2010.

OFFICE OF MARKETING
Under Maryland Transportation Authority.

OFFICE OF MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS, & CUSTOMER SERVICE
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restrucutured as Division of Marketing and Air Service Development in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF MARKETING, SALES, & CUSTOMER SERVICE
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service in July 2011.

OFFICE OF MARKETING & AIR SERVICE DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Office of Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service in Dec. 2010.

OFFICE OF MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Marketing and Air Service Development in April 2002.

OFFICE OF MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE & EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Under Office of Secretary, renamed Office of Minority Business Enterprise in 1999.

OFFICE OF MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES
Under Maryland Transit Administration, functions transferred to Office of Fair Practices in April 2007.

OFFICE OF NEXT SYSTEM, PLANNING & SCHEDULING
Under Maryland Transit Administration, Office assumed this name in 2004, when oversight of NEXT System was added to its responsibilities. Only certain components of NEXT System, however, were ever implemented, and Office reverted back to its planning and scheduling functions in 2006.

OFFICE OF NOISE & LAND-USE COMPATABILITY
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Real Estate and Noise Abatement in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF PARKING & TRANSPORTATION
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Ground Transportation in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT & STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Office of Performance Management in April 2017.

OFFICE OF PLANNING
Under Office of Secretary, reverted to former name, Office of Planning and Capital Programming, in Oct. 2007.

OFFICE OF PLANNING
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Office of Capital Programs, Planning, and Baltimore Link in April 2017.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & CAPITAL PROGRAMMING
Under Office of Secretary, restructured as Office of Planning in Jan. 2006.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & ENGINEERING
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Facilities Development in April 2002.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Office of Planning in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & PROGRAMMING
Under Maryland Transit Administration (within Planning & Engineering), renamed Office of Planning in Feb. 2011.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & SCHEDULING
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Office of Planning and Programming in April 2007.

OFFICE OF PLANNING & TRANSIT DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, reorganized as Office of Service Development in April 2007.

OFFICE OF POLICY & COMMUNICATIONS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, restructured as Office of Driver and Vehicle Policies and Programs in July 1998.

OFFICE OF POLICY & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
Under Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy and Freight, restructured as Office of Government Affairs and moved under Deputy Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Enterprise Management in April 2015.

OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT & CONTRACTS
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Procurements and Contract Management in March 2012.

OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS & EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Under Maryland Transit Administration, functions transferred to Office of Fair Practices in April 2007.

OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Office of Communications in July 1998.

OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Communications and transferred to Communications and Marketing in April 2007.

OFFICE OF RAIL FREIGHT SERVICES
Under Maryland Transit Administration, functions transferred to Office of Freight Logistics under Office of Secretary in April 2004.

OFFICE OF REAL ESTATE
Under Mass Transit Administration, abolished in July 2000; functions dispersed to other offices.

OFFICE OF REAL ESTATE
Under Deputy Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Enterprise Services, restructured as Office of Real Estate and Economic Development in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF REAL ESTATE & FREIGHT SERVICES
Under Mass Transit Administration, renamed Office of Real Estate in 1998.

OFFICE OF REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
Under Office of Secretary, became Real Estate Division under Office of Planning in Jan. 2006.

OFFICE OF RISK MANAGEMENT & RAIL SAFETY
Under Office of Secretary, renamed Office of Risk Management and Safety in May 2012.

OFFICE OF SAFETY, TRAINING, & RISK MANAGEMENT
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Safety and Risk Management in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Office of Safety, Risk Management, and Quality Assurance in April 2007.

OFFICE OF SYSTEMS PLANNING & EVALUATION
Under Office of Secretary, reorganized as Office of Planning and Capital Programming in 1999.

OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, renamed Office of Information Technology in Oct. 2015.

OFFICE OF TERMINAL & LANDSIDE OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Office of Transportation and Terminal Services in Aug. 2005.

OFFICE OF TRAINING
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Office of Operations Training in March 2012.

OFFICE OF TRANSIT COMMUNICATIONS
Under Mass Transit Administration, renamed Office of Communications.

OFFICE OF TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT & SMART GROWTH
Under Maryland Transit Administration, combined with Office of Planning and Statewide Transit to form Office of Planning and Transit Development in Jan. 2004.

OFFICE OF WASHINGTON AREA TRANSIT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, functions transferred to Office of Secretary in March 2007.

OPERATIONS
Formerly under Planning and Project Management, Operations formed from Administration and was renamed Operations in Feb. 2015 as part of Policy, Planning, and Enterprise Services.

Headed by an Assistant Secretary, Operations oversaw five offices: Diversity and Equity; Environmental Programs; Fleet, Facilities, and Administrative Services; Minority Business Enterprise; and Risk Management and Safety.

Under Deputy Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Enterprise Services, functions dispersed in July 2015.

OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, Operations originated as Transit Operations Division in 1983. Division reorganized as Office of Transit Operations in 1993, Transit Operations in 2000, and as Operations in March 2007.

Operations oversaw transportation maintenance as well as planning and scheduling; and paratransit services for Bus, Light Rail, Maryland Rail Commuter (MARC) Passenger Service, and Metro. In 2004, it became responsible for implementing NEXT System, an advanced technology system that uses global positioning and wireless technology to pinpoint movement of buses and trains.

In Feb. 2011, most of its functions transferred to Core Services.

OPERATIONS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Field Operations in April 2017.

OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Transit Operations in April 2017.

OPERATIONS, PUBLIC SAFETY, & SECURITY
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, combined with Maintenance, Utilities, and Terminal Service to form Operations and Maintenance in Jan. 2008.

OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING
Under Mass Transit Administration, disbanded in Jan. 2000.

OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Division of BWI Airport Operations in Oct. 2015.

OPERATIONS & PUBLIC SAFETY
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, established in April 2004. Headed by Deputy Executive Secretary, it oversaw Division of Communications, Division of Operations, and Maryland Transportation Authority Police.

In 2009, the Divisions and Police began to report directly to Executive Secretary.

OPERATIONS BUREAU
Under Maryland Transportation Authority Police, reorganized as Patrol Division and Special Operations Division in 2009.

OPERATIONS INITIATIVE
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Transit Operations Initiatives in Dec. 2009.

OPERATIONS SUPPORT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, functions dispersed to Bus Maintenance and Service Quality in Dec. 2009.

ORGANIZATION PROGRAMS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Administration in April 2017.

PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Office of Human Resources in March 2012.

PLANNING & ENGINEERING
Under Maryland Transit Administration, Planning and Engineering formed as Planning and Policy in Jan. 2004 to oversee offices for Customer Information; Engineering and Construction; Planning and Scheduling; Planning and Transit Development; and Washington Area Transit. Restructuring in April 2007 also made it responsible for six offices: Communications and Marketing; Customer Information; Engineering; External Affairs; Planning and Programming; and Service Development. In Dec. 2009, Office of Local Transit Support was added.

Abolished in Feb. 2011; functions dispersed to other agencies.

PLANNING & ENGINEERING
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Planning, Engineering, Real Estate, and Environment in July 2008.

PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT
Under Port Administration, Planning and Environment originated in 1995 as Planning and Business Development, and reformed as Planning and Environment in 2003. This division was responsible for Harbor Development, and Planning. In 2007, those units began reporting directly to Deputy Executive Director.

PLANNING & FINANCE
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, abolished in March 2010.

PLANNING & POLICY
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Planning and Engineering in March 2007.

PLANNING & PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Under Office of Secretary, restructured as Policy, Planning, and Enterprise Management in Feb. 2015.

POLICY, GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, & COMMUNICATIONS
Under Deputy Secretary, restructured as Transportation Policy in 2009.

POLICY & GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
In May 2003, reorganized as Policy, Governmental Affairs, and Communications.

PORT LAND-USE DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
Under Maryland Port Administration, Port Land-Use Development Office was initiated in 1998 (Chapter 414, Acts of 1998). Transferred to Office of Secretary in 1999 (Code Transportation Article, secs. 6-503, 6-504).

Abolished in Oct. 2005 (Chapter 114, Acts of 2005).

PROCUREMENT
Formerly under Office of Engineering, Procurement, and Emergency Services. Restructured as Office of Procurement under Administration in Aug. 2007.

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Under Office of Secretary, renamed Equity and Economic Empowerment in Oct. 2003.

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Under Maryland Port Administration, restructured as Maritime Commercial Management in April 2005.

RAIL SAFETY OVERSIGHT PROGRAM
Under Administration, incorporated into Office of Risk Management and Rail Safety in June 2009.

REAL ESTATE DIVISION
Formerly under Office of Planning. Restructured under Deputy Secretary as Office of Real Estate in Aug. 2007.

SERVICE CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
Under Transit Administration.

SERVICE OVERSIGHT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, renamed Core Support in Dec. 2013

SERVICE OVERSIGHT, CORE SERVICES, & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Under Maryland Transit Administration, reorganized as Operations in Dec. 2013

SERVICE OVERSIGHT, CORE SERVICES, & PERSONNEL SERVICES
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Service Oversight, Core Services, and Information Technology in March 2012.

SOUTHERN REGION
Under Maryland Transportation Authority (within Operations), functions dispersed in Jan. 1998.

SPECIAL OPERATIONS
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, abolished in March 2004.

STATEWIDE COMPLIANCE
Under Motor Vehicle Administration.

STATEWIDE INITIATIVES & COMMUNICATIONS
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Communications and other units transferred to Corporate Services and Finance in Sept. 2003.

STATEWIDE SERVICE DEVELOPMENT
Under Transit Administration, reorganized as Statewide Network in April 2017.

SUPPORT SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, organized in April 2008 and disbanded in March 2010.

TASK FORCE ON TRAFFIC CAPACITY ACROSS THE CHESAPEAKE BAY
Staff: Dennis N. Simpson (410) 537-1000; e-mail:
dsimpson@mdta.state.md.us

Appointed by Secretary of Transportation:
O. James Lighthizer, Co-Chair (chosen by Secretary of Transportation)
J. Lowell Stoltzfus, Co-Chair (chosen by Secretary of Transportation)
Mahlon G. Anderson; John C. Astle; Andrew N. Barrow; John E. (Sonny) Bloxom; Walter T. Coryell; William H. Cox, Jr.; Effie M. Elzey; Jeffrey E. Frank, Ph.D.; H. Victoria Goldsborough; Janet Greenip; Rona E. Kramer; Mary Ann Love; James N. Mathias, Jr.; Anthony J. O'Donnell; E. J. Pipkin; Susan Ellsworth Shaw; Alan I. Silverstein; Richard A. Sossi; Walter Thompson; W. Gregory Wims; one vacancy.

Ex officio: Aris Melissaratos, Secretary of Business & Economic Development; Kendl P. Philbrick, Secretary of the Environment; C. Ronald Franks, Secretary of Natural Resources; Audrey E. Scott, Secretary of Planning; Robert L. Flanagan, Secretary of Transportation; Trent M. Kittleman, Executive Secretary, Maryland Transportation Authority; Martin G. Madden, Chair, Critical Area Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays.

In Dec. 2004, Secretary of Transportation created Task Force on Traffic Capacity Across the Chesapeake Bay. Task Force examined options for reducing traffic congestion on Bay Bridge, which is projected to increase by 40 percent over the next twenty years.

Task Force reported its recommendations to Secretary in July 2006.

TECHNICAL SERVICES DIVISION
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Technical Services Management Division in Oct. 1997.

TECHNOLOGY, HUMAN RESOURCES, SAFETY, & TRAINING
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Division of Administration and Performance Management in Oct. 2015.

TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
Under Maryland Aviation Administration, restructured as Technology, Human Resources, Safety, and Training in July 2010.

TERMINAL MAINTENANCE
Under Maryland Port Administration, renamed Facility Operations in 1997.

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT & SPECIAL EVENTS
Under Maryland Port Administration, reorganized as Market Development in 2003.

TRAFFIC & INTERMODAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Under Maryland Port Administration, renamed Intermodal and Rail Logistics in 2003.

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT, COMMUNICATIONS, & SUPPORT OPERATIONS
Under Maryland Transportation Authority, reorganized as Multi-Facility Operations in 2009.

TRANSIT FUNDING STUDY STEERING COMMITTEE
Staff: Lyn Erickson (410) 865-1279; e-mail:
lerickson@mdot.state.md.us

Appointed by Senate President: David R. Brinkley; James E. DeGrange; Rona E. Kramer.

Appointed by House Speaker: John L. Bohanan, Jr.; Sheila E. Hixson; Maggie McIntosh.

Ex officio: David A. Treasure, designee of Secretary of Budget & Management; Robert L. Flanagan, Secretary of Transportation.

Transit Funding Study Steering Committee organized in July 2006 (Chapter 443, Acts of 2006). Committee was charged with providing guidance and direction to Department in producing two studies. First study analyzed what funding is needed for transit in Maryland over next twenty years, both capital and operational funding needs. Second study reviewed how transit services are funded nationwide, including state, regional and local strategies, and funding for cities with large transit systems. Revenue sources not currently used in Maryland also were evaluated.

Of Committee's eight members, three were appointed by Senate President, three were appointed by House Speaker, and two served ex officio.

Report submitted in Dec. 2006; final report submitted in Jan. 2007.

TRANSIT POLICY DEVELOPMENT
Under Maryland Transit Administration, restructured as Policy Development and Control under Office of Performance Management and Statistical Analysis in March 2012.

TRANSPORTATION POLICY
Under Deputy Secretary, renamed Transportation Policy and Freight in Jan. 2011.

TRANSPORTATION POLICY & FREIGHT
Under Deputy Secretary for Policy, Planning, and Enterprise Services, restructured as Policy Analysis and Planning in July 2015.

TRANSPORTATION PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SELECTION BOARD
Transportation Professional Services Selection Board was authorized in 1974 (Chapter 732, Acts of 1974).

When a contract exceeded $100,000, Board made recommendations to Board of Public Works on award of contracts for architectural or engineering services needed by Department. Actions of Selection Board were governed by Maryland Procurement of Architectural and Engineering Services Act - Transportation Agencies (Code State Finance and Procurement Article, secs. 13-301 through 13-323) and requirements of State Procurement Regulations (COMAR 21.12.02).

Board had four members. Governor appointed two members to five-year terms and, upon recommendation of Secretary of Transportation, selected an additional member from Department of Transportation. Secretary of Transportation served ex officio.

Abolished Oct. 1, 2017 (Chapters 588 & 589, Acts of 2017).

TRAVEL FORECASTING & ANALYSIS DIVISION
Under State Highway Administration, renamed Data Services Engineering.

VEHICLE INSPECTION SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration.

VEHICLE SAFETY & CUSTOMER INFORMATION SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Vehicle Safety and Compliance in April 2008.

VEHICLE SERVICES
Under Motor Vehicle Administration, renamed Vehicle Programs in 2006.

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