BALTIMORE, MD (Wednesday, June 30, 2021) – The Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) hosted its virtual meeting Tuesday, June 22 at 9 a.m. approving Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman as its FY 2022 chair, and Baltimore County Executive, John Olszewski Jr., as its vice-chair.
“The BRTB approaches transportation the way it should be done - from a regional perspective," Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman said. “It’s an honor to lead the organization in a time when regional leaders are aligned and the federal government is prepared to invest in public transportation.”
FY 2022 BRTB Vice Chair, County Executive Olszewski Jr., said “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as the vice-chair of the BRTB and look forward to working alongside our regional partners to continue building a stronger, more resilient, and forward-thinking region.
The Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) works collaboratively with the chief elected officials in the region to create initiatives to improve the quality of life and economic vitality. BMC, as the Baltimore region’s council of governments, hosts the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB), the federal metropolitan planning organization (MPO), and supports local government by coordinating efforts in a range of policy areas including emergency preparedness, housing, cooperative purchasing, environmental planning and workforce development.
BMC’s Board of Directors includes the executives of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties, the mayor of the City of Baltimore, a member of the Carroll County and Queen Anne’s County boards of commissioners, a member of the Maryland State Senate, a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, and a gubernatorial appointee from the private sector.