Press Releases

Statement from Department of Transportation Director Michelle Pourciau Regarding Bus Lane Fine Enforcement

“With regard to reports about the failure to apply the new bus lane traffic violations, it’s important to emphasize that traffic fines are not primarily a revenue generating mechanism, but about di

Citizens Urged to Prepare for Freezing Rain This Afternoon Which Will Affect Peak Hour Travel

We would like to encourage citizens to plan ahead for a winter storm event that is forecast for today in the Baltimore region.  Freezing rain is expected to begin early this afternoon which may create hazardous driving conditions during the afternoon/evening commute.

Traffic Modifications and Commercial Vehicle Restrictions for Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular at the Inner Harbor

Temporary commercial vehicle restrictions will be in effect from 12:00 noon on December 31, 2017 until 4:00 a.m. on January 1, 2018. During this time, commercial vehicles will not be permitted in the downtown / Inner Harbor areas of the city, except for local deliveries.

Citizens Urged to Prepare for Possible Snow Accumulation Today Which Will Affect the Afternoon Commute

Accumulating snow expected in Baltimore may create slick driving conditions

Mayor Catherine Pugh and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation Announce Completion of the North Avenue Streetscape Project

BALTIMORE, MD (December 11, 2017) – Today, Mayor Catherine Pugh was joined by Transportation Director Michelle Pourciau, Senator Nathaniel McFadden, Councilman Robert Stokes and members of the Nort

Traffic Modifications For Annual Monument Lighting

Temporary road closures will be implemented for the annual lighting of the Washington Monument.  The event will be held on Thursday, December 07, 2017, rain or shine.  Festivities in historic Mount Vernon will start at 5:00 p.m. 

Safe Driving to All This Holiday Season

As the holiday season moves into full swing, citizens are encouraged to travel during off-peak hours to avoid congestion and delays.  Area roadways will be bustling with holiday travelers, so motorists should stay alert and exercise patience while driving. 

Traffic Modifications for the Veteran’s Day Parade

Road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented for the Veteran’s Day Parade.  The event will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 beginning at 8:30 a.m.  

Commercial Vehicle Restrictions Will be in Effect in Downtown Baltimore on Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that a temporary commercial vehicle restriction will be implemented in the downtown a

Temporary ‘Stop Work Order’ Will be Implemented in Downtown Baltimore on Saturday, October 21

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise all contractors that a temporary ‘Stop Work Order’ will be implemented in the downtown area of

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