Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group

The Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group advises the County Executive and County Administration on matters of Public Transit and Pedestrian transportation in Howard County. 

Group Members


Section 6.408 of the Howard County Code requires certain agencies and organizations to have representatives on the Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group, and other members may be added at the discretion of the Administrator of the Office of Transportation. Current members of the Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group are:


Position

Name

Title

 

A member of the Multimodal Transportation Board:

Astamay Curtis 

Member

A Howard County Student, selected by Voices for Change:

 To be determined

 

A Howard County student selected by the Howard County Association of Student Councils:

Hannah Witkin

 Member

Two people selected by the Howard County Public School System:

Dr. John Dipaula

 

 

 

Adam Eldridge

 

Principal, Hammond High School 

 




Principal, Harpers Choice Middle School  

A Howard County resident who is a RTA Paratransit Passenger:

Marlene Hendler 

 Chairperson

A Howard County resident who is a fixed route RTA Passenger:

Philip Dulany

 Member

At least one representative from the Howard County Association of Community Services:

Jackie Eng

 

 Member

At least one representative from the Howard County Commission of Aging:

Robert McLaughlin 

 Member

At least one representative from the Howard County Commission of Disability Issues:

Marian Vessels 

Vice Chairperson

At least one representative from the Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks:

Paul Walsky

Bureau of Capital Projects, Park Planning & Construction 

At least one representative from the Howard County Police Department:

Lt. Jeff Specht

Commander of the Traffic Management Division 

At least one representative from the Howard County Council:

Jen Terrasa 

District 3

Other members added at the discretion of the Administrator of the Office:

David Ramsay

Director of Transportation, Howard County Public Schools


 

Meeting Information

 

The Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group is required to meet at least four times a year, but can have additional meetings if needed. Per the Howard County Code, two of the meetings are to be held with the Bicycle Advisory Group. 

Additional Information

Procedures & Enabling Documents

Section 6.408 (e) of the Howard County Code requires the Office of Transportation to establish the Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group.


The following document summarizes the code provision for the Transit and Pedestrian Advisory Group

TPAG Rules of Procedure

Meetings, Agendas, & Minutes

10.25.17 Meeting & Agenda

10.25.17 Audio

11.29.17 Meeting & Agenda

11.29.17  Audio

1.24.18 Meeting and Agenda

1.24.18 Audio

3.20.18 Meeting and Agenda 
Meeting postponed to April 17, 2018 due to inclement weather

4.17.18 Meeting and Agenda

4.17.18 Audio

4.17.18:Joint TPAG.BAG Audio

 

 

 

Staff Contacts

Executive Secretary

Clive Graham
Administrator, Office of Transportation
cgraham@howardcountymd.gov
(410) 313-0702

 

Recording Secretary 

John Ainsley

jainsley@howardcountymd.gov

(410) 313-3054