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2 What is Transportation Outlook 2035? Long-range transportation plan for the Baltimore region Updated every 4 years Includes major capital projects from 2013 to 2035 Highway Transit Bicycle and pedestrian Management and operations Prepared by the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)

3 What is the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board? Metropolitan Planning Organization 10 member board looking at transportation issues across the region

4 BRTB Members Anne Arundel County – County Executive John R. Leopold Baltimore City – Mayor Sheila Dixon Baltimore County – County Executive James T. Smith Carroll County – Commissioner Dean L. Minnich City of Annapolis – Mayor Ellen Moyer Harford County – County Executive David R. Craig Howard County – County Executive Ken Ulman MD Dept. of Transportation – Secretary John D. Porcari MD Dept. of Environment * - Secretary Shari T. Wilson MD Dept. of Planning * - Secretary Richard E. Hall * Non-voting members

5 Making Tough Choices

6 Goals & objectives Demographic projections Project costs and funding availability Project evaluation (Policy & Technical) Performance & air quality analysis Public involvement Development of the Plan

7 Improve Safety Maximize Transportation System Management and Operations Increase Accessibility and Mobility Preserve the Environment Improve Transportation System Security Link Transportation Investment to Land Use and Economic Development Foster Inter-jurisdictional Participation and Cooperation Goals of Transportation Outlook 2035

8 The Challenge: Planning for Tomorrow Population and Employment trends for the Baltimore Region 1990, 2000, and 2035

9 $ 33.4 billion = Total amount projected to be available through 2035 –Operations ($17.9B) –Preservation ($6.8B) –Expansion ($8.7B) Transportation Outlook 2035 includes 93 projects Funding Availability

10 $ 8.7 billion worth of system expansion projects included in the draft plan Plan Focus ─ Expansion –Highway ($6B) –Transit ($2.2B) –Bicycle and Pedestrian ($62M) –Management and Operations ($40M) –Air Quality related ($398M)

11 A regional emissions analysis was conducted for the years 2008, 2009, 2015, 2025, and 2035 For daily emissions of: Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), nitrogen oxides (NOx), & carbon monoxide (CO) For yearly emissions of: Direct fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) and NOx The mix of projects in Transportation Outlook 2035 is within the approved emissions limits The Impact on Air Quality

12 I-695, widen to 8 lanes from I-83N to I-95N, 2015 I-695, widen to 8 lanes from I-95S to MD 122, 2015 I-95S, add 2 managed lanes from Arbutus to Baltimore/Howard County line, 2020 I-95S, widen to 10 lanes from Baltimore/ Howard Co line to Howard/PG Co line, 2020 US 50/301, add 2 managed lanes from I-97 to Bay Bridge, 2020 Red Line, construct east-west rapid transit system from Patterson Park through downtown Baltimore to Woodlawn, 2015 Regionally Significant Projects

13 Anne Arundel Co/ City of Annapolis

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15 Highway & Interchange Projects MD 175 MD 295 to MD 170Widen AA/County line to MD 295 from 2 to 3 lanes and MD 295 to MD 170 from 4 to 6 lanes MD 198 MD 295 to MD 32Widen from 2 to 4 lanes MD 295 I-195 to MD 100Widen from 4 to 6 lanes, full interchange at Hanover Rd MD 170 MD 175 to MD 100Widen from 2 to 4 lanes I-97 MD 32 to US 50/301Widen from 4 to 6 lanes, managed lanes, 1 lane each direction MD 713 MD 175 to MD 176MD 175 to Arundel Mills Blvd. (widen from 2 to 4 lanes) Arundel Mills Blvd. to MD 176 (widen from 4 to 6 lanes) MD 100 AA/Howard Co line to I- 97 Widen from 4 to 6 lanes MD 174 MD 175 to MD 170Capacity improvements MD 2 US 50 to MD 10Widen from 4 to 6 lanes MD 3 AA/PG Co line to MD 32Widen from 4 to 6 lanes, new interchange at MD MD 2 MD 450 to N of South River Bridge Widen from 4 to 6 lanes Map #

16 MARC Penn/Camden line improvements General transit improvements Transit Initiatives

17 July 2 to August 29 – Public review and comment period for Draft Plan July 24 to August 17 – Public meetings Aug 21 – Regional Public meeting on Draft Plan/TIP/Air Quality Plan Aug 28 – Elected officials hear comments at BRTB public meeting Oct 23 – BRTB votes on Transportation Outlook 2035 Next Steps

18 Submit a comment online: Visit to submit your comments using our public comment form Mail comments to: Monica Haines Baltimore Regional Transportation Board 2700 Lighthouse Point East, Suite 310 Baltimore, MD or Fax or Share Your Thoughts…

19 To get involved with transportation planning, contact: Monica Haines Public Involvement Coordinator ext Citizens Advisory Committee Mailing lists (B’More Involved, BRTB Notes) Request a speaker for your community or business group Get Involved…

20 Learn more about the BRTB, transportation planning, and how to get involved at Contact your BRTB member or empowered representative: –Harvey Gold, Transportation Rep. – 410/ –John Leopold, County Executive – –Jon Arason, Planning Director – 410/ –Ellen Moyer, Mayor, City of Annapolis – 410/ For More Information…


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