Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Study
Prince Georges & Charles Counties, MD

The MD 5/US 301 corridor is a major north/south transportation corridor in Maryland for commuting, recreational and regional travel. Sabra, & Associates, Inc. are under contract to perform an Alternatives Analysis leading toward a mode selection and locally preferred alternative for an 18-mile transit corridor.  The study evaluated  multiple potential alignments for constructability, ridership, environmental impacts, community acceptance, construction costs, and economic development potential.


  • Transit and Station Planning
  • Multi-Modal Access
  • Roadway Design
  • Traffic Modeling
  • Travel Forecasting
  • Public Outreach


Environmental Studies

Analysis includes impact to wetlands, streams, forests, open space, as well as cultural resources, environmental justice, air quality, noise, and historic resources.

Ridership Estimates

Analysis includes development of transit services plans (span of service, frequency, limits) projections for opening and design year future peak hour and daily boardings at a line and station level, as well as trips linked to other transit services.

Engineering Studies

Analysis includes evaluation of alternative alignments for roadway traffic operations, engineering line and grade, right-of-way assessment, utilities, stormwater management, landscape architecture, parking, pedestrian and bicycle access, station architecture, structures, and maintenance facilities.

Stakeholder and Public Involvement
Open house support, website support, stakeholder coordination including SHA, Charles and Prince George’s County, Department of Defense (Joint Base Andrews), CSX and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority.

Columbia Maryland

7055 Samuel Morse Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 443-741-3500
Fax: 443-741-3700

Baltimore Maryland
1502 Joh Avenue
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21227

Phone: 410-536-3653
Fax: 410-536-3654

Washington, D.C.

100 M Street SE
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-570-7080
Fax: 202-697-5007

Vienna, Virginia

8150 Leesburg Pike
Suite 630
Vienna, VA 22182

Phone: 703-942-8990


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