Baltimore Red Line Light Rail Project (FTA PMO)

Client:Federal Transit Administration
 Washington, DC

The Baltimore Red Line is a $2.5 billion, 14.1-mile, light rail project that includes surface, tunnel, and elevated alignments, and both surface and underground stations. It will run from Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Campus in the east to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the west. It will connect with Maryland Transit's existing systems: bus, metro, light rail, and the regional commuter rail (MARC). IEI was the FTA Project Management Oversight consultant for the project, responsible for reviewing project documents, including System Safety Management Plans (SSMP), Project Management Plans (PMP), Rail Fleet Management Plans (RFMP), and Risk and Contingency Management Plans (RCMP). IEI also evaluated grantee technical capacity and capability to successfully implement the transit project; conducted feasibility studies; and oversaw project risk management and value engineering activities. IEI monitored the project to ensure that it progressed on time, within budget, and in accordance with approved grantee plans, specifications, and FTA-established guidelines.   [1580]

Agencies Involved: Federal Transit Administration, MDMTA

Areas of Expertise: Engineering Services, Management Audits and Compliance Reviews, Project Management Oversight, Railroad Systems and Track, Safety, Security, Transit Operations, Vehicles / Rolling Stock