Maryland Department of Transportation’s Office of Planning and Capital Programming Announces Program Updates, New Plans, Online Resources, and Funding Opportunities

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Figure 1 – Image of MDOT logo with collage illustrating multimodal forms of transportation. Courtesy Maryland Department of Transportation.

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Planning and Capital Programming (OPCP) publishes an e-newsletter to keep stakeholders informed, educated, and up to date on OPCP initiatives and reports.

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Nominations are now open for the 48th annual Maryland Preservation Awards

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The Maryland Preservation Awards, presented annually by the Maryland Historic Trust (MHT) Board of Trustees, are the highest level of recognition for historic preservation, heritage education, and community development projects in Maryland.

Figure 1 – Photo of two 2022 Preservation Award recipients being presented award by MHT’s executive Director, Elizabeth Hughes. Courtesy Maryland Historical Trust.
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David Cotton, Appalachian Regional Commission Program Manager, Honored by Governor Hogan

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by Joseph Griffiths, AICP, Local Assistance and Training Manager

Image 1 – David Cotton of Planning (LC) shakes hands with Governor Hogan at awards ceremony (RC). Also shown Treasurer Dereck E. Davis (L) and Comptroller Francot (R).

At the December 7, 2022, Board of Public Works (BPW) meeting, Governor Hogan honored Maryland Department of Planning’s (Planning) David Cotton with a citation recognizing his diligent leadership of Maryland’s Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) program in 2022.

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Maryland’s 2022 Sustainable Growth Awards Recognize Leaders and Communities Advancing Sustainable Growth and Conservation in Maryland

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by David Buck, Director, Office of Communications, with Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner

On November 17, 2022, the Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) presented Maryland Sustainable Growth awards for leadership, preservation, and community planning at its 10th annual awards ceremony. The awards recognize individuals, organizations, and programs that exemplify well-planned economic and community development initiatives throughout the state.

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2022 Maryland Statewide Brownfield Conference a Thorough Success!

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by Sylvia Moser, AICP, Resource conservation Planner and Kristen E. Humphrey, Local Assistance and Training Planner

Images 1-4 – Photos and renderings of the Packing House renovations, courtesy Jason Dubow.

The Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) would like to extend its sincerest thanks to the many participants, presenters, brownfields site tour leaders, and advisory committee members who made our 2022 brownfields conference a terrific success!

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