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

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

Jan 21

Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group Meeting

Event Start Date: 1/21/2020 3:00 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
Hammond High School 8800 Guilford Road
Columbia
Maryland
21046
United States

Jan 29

Complete Streets and BikeHoward Open House

Event Start Date: 1/29/2020 5:30 PM

This is the 2020 annual BikeHoward and Complete Streets Open House.

For more information, visit www.bikehoward.org and www.howardcountymd.gov/CompleteStreets.

Event Locations
Hammond High School
Hammond High School > Cafeteria
Columbia/Ellicott Room 3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City
Maryland
21043
United States

Feb 5

Complete Streets Implementation Team Meeting

Event Start Date: 2/5/2020 3:00 PM

The Complete Streets Implementation Team is the body, comprising both Howard County Government staff members and stakeholder representatives, charged with implementing the adopted Complete Streets Policy and developing a project prioritization process as well as updates to the Howard County Design Manual. Here's the agenda for the upcoming meeting.  For more information, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/completestreets.

Event Locations
George Howard Building > Columbia/Ellicott Room
Savage Library 9525 Durness Lane
Laurel
20723

Feb 12

North Laurel Connections Public Meeting

Event Start Date: 2/12/2020 6:30 PM

Howard County will hold a public meeting in the da Vinci Room at the Savage branch library to present plans for the North Laurel Connections bicycle route project. Key changes from the designs previously presented include:

  • Proposed revisions to pavement markings on Knights Bridge Road to better accommodate parking
  • Revised pathway alignment across the BGE right-of-way to increase the distance from homes along Ridings Way

For more information about the project, click here.

Event Locations
Savage Library
Savage Library > Da Vinci Room
News and Updates

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.

Attention RTA Riders

Routes 301, 404, 408, 409, and 502: Minor timetable adjustments have been made and are effective Sunday, August 11th.  Current schedules can be found here

Routes 201 and 504 are now operated by Anne Arundel County. For new stop locations and timetable schedules, call 410-222-7440 or visit the Anne Arundel County Office of Transportation's website.


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
  Albert Guiney Engel
Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner
410.313.4360
aengel@howardcountymd.gov
 

Rashidi Jackson
GIS Specialist
410.313.4361
rajackson@howardcountymd.gov

   

 

   

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.