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Studying Transportation in Ellicott City and Oella Historic Town Centers

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BALTIMORE, MD (Thursday, November 17, 2022) – Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC), in partnership with Howard County and Baltimore County, is developing a study of transportation conditions in the historic town centers of Ellicott City and Oella.

The study will collect and analyze data on transportation conditions in these historic downtown areas for users across all transportation modes and recommend ways to improve multi-modal access and safety, parking management and signage. A report will include best practices for implementing projects in historic town centers around the Baltimore region.


Historic Town Centers Open House Meeting Flier
An open house meeting and discussion will take place at the Roger Carter Community Center, Oella Room on December 8 at 6:00 p.m.


A public comment period to gather feedback on transportation challenges and opportunities in these areas begins today and will close on December 22, 2022. Members of the public can join staff from BMC, Howard County and Baltimore County for an open house meeting and discussion at the Roger Carter Community Center in Ellicott City on December 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Ways to comment include:



Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) works collaboratively with the chief elected officials in the region to create initiatives to improve quality of life and economic vitality. As the Baltimore region’s council of governments, BMC hosts the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) and supports local government by coordinating efforts in a range of policy areas including emergency preparedness, housing, cooperative purchasing, environmental planning and workforce development.

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