The New Decade Means New Comprehensive Plans

Local Spotlight

Many jurisdictions coordinate the development of new comprehensive plans with the arrival of decennial census data. Census data is a foundation of comprehensive planning, providing a snapshot of Maryland communities, outlining growth trends, and distinguishing key demographic indicators.

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New! Planning Launches Transportation Planning ‘Snapshot Maryland’ Dashboard 

Resources and Tools 

By Kristen E. Humphrey, MLA, Local Assistance and Training Planner 

Fig 1 – Screenshot showing home screen of the new Snapshot Maryland Transportation Planning Dashboard. 
Fig 1 – Screenshots showing the Snapshot Maryland Transportation Dashboard home screen.

The Maryland Department of Planning (Planning) has just launched the newest tool in our Snapshot Maryland series of interactive dashboards, designed to assist planners and local governments in transportation planning. The Transportation Planning Dashboard is an interactive web map that provides users with socio-economic, demographic, employment, commuting information, and other transportation-related data. The Transportation Planning Dashboard is one of many dashboards planned under the Snapshot Maryland initiative. 

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