Mission Statement

The Office of Transportation’s primary focus is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness  of public transportation services, walking, and bicycling  in and around Howard County and  ensure that connectivity is front and center in land use planning and site development. 

Upcoming Meetings

April 1

Complete Streets Implementation Team Meeting

Event Start Date: 4/1/2020 3:00 PM

The next Complete Streets Implementation Team meeting on April 1 will be held remotely via GoToMeeting.

Columbia/Ellicott Room 3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City
Maryland
21043
United States

April 7

Bicycle Advisory Group Meeting

Event Start Date: 4/7/2020 2:00 PM

This is a quarterly meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Group.

Event Locations
George Howard Building > Columbia/Ellicott Room
Columbia/Ellicott Room 3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City
Maryland
21043
United States

April 7

Joint Meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Group and Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group

Event Start Date: 4/7/2020 3:00 PM

This is a biannual joint meeting of the Bicycle Advisory Group and the Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group.

Event Locations
George Howard Building > Columbia/Ellicott Room
Columbia/Ellicott Room 3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City
Maryland
21043
United States

April 7

Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group Meeting

Event Start Date: 4/7/2020 4:00 PM

This is a quarterly meeting of the Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group. Here's the agenda for the upcoming meeting.

Event Locations
George Howard Building > Columbia/Ellicott Room
News and Updates

COVID-19 related Howard County Bikeshare update:

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The safety and health of the Howard County Bikeshare community is our priority. With rising questions regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, we wish to restate our commitment to keep the users and the operations team safe. After discussions with Howard County Transportation officials, we decided to close the Howard County Bikeshare system until further notice in order to help prevent the spread of the virus.
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Stay safe and please follow the recommended protective measures for yourself and your loved ones. We’re looking forward seeing you back on the bikes later this summer!
-The Howard County Bikeshare Team

COVID-19 related Regional Transporation Agency Service Updates:

 

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  E-Scooter Sharing Permit Process

 

The Howard County Council passed CB3-2020 on March 2, 2020.  For information on the County's permitting process, visit our Active Transportation page.

 

Upcoming Public Hearing, March 24, 2020 (POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)

There will be a public hearing for the Electric Scooter Sharing Permit Terms and Conditions at the March 24 Multimodal Transportation Board meeting at 7pm.

The draft document under review is here.

Testimony can be submitted to transportation@howardcountymd.gov. Deadline for written testimony is March 23, 2020.

It is likely that the public hearing on March 24 will be an online meeting. Details will be posted here closer to the meeting.

 


 

 

 

 

Walk Howard Pedestrian 

On Monday February 3, 2020 the Howard County Council unanimously adopted CR-14-2020, Walk Howard Pedestrian Master Plan. For additional information visit the Walk Howard Pedestrian Plan website.

 

Transportation Forum

County Executive Calvin Ball hosted a Transportation Forum in Elkridge on December 2, 2019, to allow residents to hear directly from the County's subject matter experts in the planning, design, operations, and maintenance of the County's transportation systems, as well as to ask specific questions of those experts and County Executive Ball.

Click here to view the presentation, display boards, and a video of the event.

HCC Connector Ribbon Cutting

County Executive Calvin Ball and Howard Community College President Kathleen Hetherington cut the ribbon on the HCC Connector on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Click here to see photos from the event.

 


Staff Contacts

Bruce Gartner
Administrator
410.313.0702
bgartner@howardcountymd.gov
 

David Cookson
Planning Manager
410.313.3842
dcookson@howardcountymd.gov

 

Chris Eatough
Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator
410.313.0567
ceatough@howardcountymd.gov

         
Jai Saunders
Administrative Analyst 
410.313.0539
jasaunders@howardcountymd.gov
  Brian Muldoon
Transportation Planner 
410.313.4363
bmuldoon@howardcountymd.gov
  Jason Quan
Transit Planning Manager
410.313.3442
jquan@howardcountymd.gov
           
Allison Calkins
TDM Specialist
410.313.4311
acalkins@howardcountymd.gov
 

Vacant

Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner
410.313.4360
 

 

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GIS Specialist
410.313.4361
 

   

 

   

Kimberly Woods
Administrative Support Technician
410.313.3054
kwoods@howardcountymd.gov

       
         
         

Transportation Data

Interested in data on transportation in Howard County?

Visit the transportation section of the County's open data portal.