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Department of Transportation (MCDOT)

MCDOT At A Glance

DOT Mission Statement

What the Department Does and for Whom
Provide an effective and efficient transportation system for the movement of persons and vehicles on County roads; plan, design, and coordinate development and construction of transportation and pedestrian routes; operate and maintain the traffic signal system and road network; and develop and implement transportation policies.
How Much? How Many?

 FY17 Budget: $210,033,151; FY17 Full-time Equivalents (FTEs): 1,174.3

Highway Services

What the Department Does and for Whom
 Manage the maintenance of all county roads. Operating budget activities include resurfacing; patching; shoulder and storm drain maintenance activities. Capital budget activities include primary/arterial and rural/residential resurfacing and rehabilitation.
How Much? How Many?
  • 5,256 lane miles of roadway maintained

Traffic Engineering and Operations

What the Department Does and for Whom

Manage and operate the transportation system to achieve peak efficiency. Proactively identify and address hazardous conditions and respond to residents’ concerns about traffic, bicycle and pedestrian safety on the County’s roadways.

How Much? How Many?

Transit Services

What the Department Does and for Whom

Operate and manage the Ride On bus system, providing service to both transit-dependent residents as well as those who have other transportation options. Regulate taxi service in the County, promote transportation alternatives to employers and employees in the County, and manage special programs for the elderly and disabled.

How Much? How Many?
  • Manages fleet of 345 buses

Transportation Engineering

What the Department Does and for Whom

Plan, design, and construct the transportation and pedestrian projects included in the Montgomery County Transportation Capital Improvement Programs.

How Much? How Many?

Parking Management

What the Department Does and for Whom

Operate, maintain, and develop the County’s Parking Lot Districts under policies and business practices that maximize the effectiveness of available parking supply, while simultaneously enhancing the economic development of specific central business districts and promoting a balanced transportation system.

How Much? How Many?
  • Manage 4 Parking Lot Districts (PLDs) with 19 garages, 20 parking lots, and on-street parking meters

Legend: Performance Improved / Optimal; Performance Consistent; Performance Declined; Measuring; Collecting Data;

Headline Performance Measures

Responsive and Sustainable Leadership