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Maryland Transportation Trivia

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Think you know about transportation in Maryland? Using content from Maryland's Draft FY 2017 - 2022 Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP), this trivia tests your knowledge about transportation funding, projects, programs and more!

Questions:

  1. What are the two largest sources of revenue for MDOT?
  2. How many transportation projects are currently underway in the state of Maryland?
  3. What percentage of transportation revenue comes from operating revenue?
  4. What is the CTP’s estimated six-year capital budget for all State transportation projects?
  5. Through which report does MDOT evaluate the performance of the State’s transportation programs?
  6. What are the six goals of the 2035 Maryland Transportation Plan?
  7. How long does the CTP take to complete?
  8. What higher percentage of jobs will be accessible within 30 minutes by the new BaltimoreLink system?
  9. How long (in miles) is the proposed Purple Line?

Answers:

  1. The motor fuel tax and vehicle titling tax are two of the largest sources of MDOT revenue. 
  2. There are 1,037 transportation projects at a cost of $7.9 billion currently underway.
  3. 9%
  4. The FY 2017 - 2022 CTP totals about $14.4 billion
  5. MDOT evaluates the performance of the Maryland transportation system through the Annual Attainment Report on Transportation System Performance (AR)
  6. Safety & Security, System Preservation, Quality of Service, Environmental Stewardship, Community Vitality, Economic Prosperity 
  7. The CTP takes nearly a full year to create through the collaboration and work of MDOT staff with state, regional and local elected officials.
  8. 20%
  9. The Maryland Purple Line is a 16.2 mile light rail line extending from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George’s County. 

Want to learn more about the CTP? Check out the highlights here.

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