Planning in Progress
by Brittany Brothers, Communications & Outreach Coordinator Maryland Department of Transportation, with Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner
The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Commuter Choice Maryland program (CCMD), which helps mitigate traffic congestion and promote alternative commuting options, has been working hard to expand its services. CCMD is excited to announce the new CCMD Partner Program and is seeking employers (e.g., state and local organizations, nonprofits, and private sector companies) across Maryland who may be interested in becoming partners.
Planning Assistance in Action
By Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Infrastructure and Development Planner
and Angelo Bianca, Deputy Director of Air and Radiation Management Administration, Maryland Department of the Environment
We hear so much these days about humanity’s negative environmental impact, from our contribution to climate change, the dumping of plastic in oceans, and the reduction of species diversity across the globe, ushering many into extinction through the deforestation of jungles and the poaching of exotic animals for trophies. Some also fear the uncertainty around federal environmental regulations may threaten to send us backward in our domestic and global efforts to keep the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we cultivate safe from contamination. Continue reading