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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Go Montgomery *SPECIAL EDITION* February 2, 2016
Al Roshdieh Approved as
Director of the Department of Transportation
the Montgomery County Council approved the appointment of Al R.
Roshdieh as Director of the Department of Transportation (MCDOT).
Roshdieh has served as MCDOT Acting Director since December 22, 2014.
During the past year, he has reinvigorated the department’s
mission and staff with a progressive vision for sustainable
transportation that is outlined in a vision document that was also released
today for the first time. Read more.
Roshdieh Releases New Vision
for Transportation in Montgomery County
Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s new director, Al R.
Roshdieh, has issued a document that outlines a fresh
vision, mission and guiding principles for MCDOT. Developed under
Roshdieh’s leadership during his tenure as Acting Director, the
document reflects the innovative approach he is taking to create a
sustainable transportation system. Read more.
document, “Moving Forward Together,” is available online.
February 2, 2016
what Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said about Al Roshdieh:
County is changing and to thrive we must meet the transportation
challenges of the 21st century with fresh, creative solutions. Over the
past year while serving as Acting Director, Al Roshdieh has clearly
demonstrated that he is the right person to move MCDOT forward. He has
focused on transforming the transportation infrastructure to be even
more transit-oriented, bikeable and walkable; boosted innovation
throughout the department; successfully strengthened relationships with
the community and, through public-private partnerships, enhanced
economic development. Roshdieh has proven that he has the vision and
leadership skills to deliver the first-rate, multimodal transportation
system that Montgomery County needs.”