MDOT SHA Takoma Junction Vision Study
The Maryland Department of Transportation, State Highway Administration has committed to work with the City of Takoma Park to develop a vision for the intersections and traffic of the Takoma Junction.
On September 13, 2018, Mayor Stewart received letter from MDOT SHA Administrator Gregory Slater stating that MDOT SHA “is committed to working with the City to develop a vision for Takoma Junction.” On October 18, 2018 the City, MDOT SHA, and Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission staffs met to discuss potential approaches to conducting a vision study.
In 2019, the MDOT SHA is initiating a vision study of transportation needs at Takoma Junction, the intersection of MD 195 (Carroll Avenue) and MD 410 (Philadelphia Avenue/Carroll Avenue/Ethan Allen Avenue) in Takoma Park. The MDOT SHA will engage the public to develop a vision for Takoma Junction roadways and transportation and will publish a final report that will be available to the public to facilitate implementation strategies for potential future improvements. The vision study will be completed in 2019.
The Mayor received a letter from Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administrator, Greg Slater, dated September 13, 2018, which states that SHA “is committed to working with the City to develop a vision for Takoma Junction.”
Project Lead & Contact Info
Kandese Holford, Regional Planner
Regional and Intermodal Planning Division
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration
State Highway Administration – Takoma Junction Vision Study Details
Project Info & Timeline
- Current target completion date: 2019
- Takoma Park’s role in project: Liaison
- Departments involved: Housing & Community Development, and Police.
Budget & Funding Source
Budget: State Highway Administration is conducting and funding the study.