MDOT MTA Police Sponsor National Night Out Activities at Neighborhood Transit Stations

On Tuesday, August 7, Police Partner with Local Communities to Promote Safety

BALTIMORE, MD (AUGUST 6, 2018) – The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) Police will celebrate National Night Out with the Baltimore community on Tuesday, August 7. This national event encourages interaction between neighbors as a crime prevention tool and enables MDOT MTA police to reinforce transit safety techniques in an informal atmosphere.  

“MDOT MTA Police appreciate the value of National Night Out as a hands-on way to demonstrate MDOT MTA’s commitment to safety on public transit and as part of our continued effort to strengthen our relationship with neighborhoods and communities we serve,” said MDOT MTA Chief of Police Colonel John E. Gavrilis.  

For the past four years, MDOT MTA has maintained the safest transit system out of the top 12 U.S. transit agencies. During National Night Out, MDOT MTA Police invite the public to join them at the following local events:

  • Rogers Avenue Metro SubwayLink Station at 4300 Hayward Avenue
    from 6-8 p.m.
  • Patapsco Light RailLink Station at 751 West Patapsco Avenue
    from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

MDOT MTA is one of the largest multi-modal transit systems in the United States. MDOT MTA operates LocalLink and commuter buses, Light RailLink, Metro SubwayLink, Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) Train service and a comprehensive Mobility (paratransit) system. MDOT MTA’s goal is to provide safe, efficient and reliable transit across Maryland with world-class customer service. To learn more, visit or, check us out on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @mtamaryland.

Media Contacts
Sandy Arnette
Office: 410-767-8367
Cell: 443-835-7984 sends e-mail)

Paul Shepard
Office: 410-767-3935
Cell: 443-622-4181

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