MDOT MTA Police to Spread Safety Message at National Night Out


Police to Attend Events at Transit Stations in Baltimore City and County

BALTIMORE, MD (October 5, 2020) – The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) Police will be at two Baltimore transit stations to discuss safety during National Night Out on Tuesday, October 6. National Night Out activities are designed to strengthen relationships between police and the community.

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

MDOT MTA Police representatives will be at the Patapsco Light Rail Station at 751 W. Patapsco Ave. from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and at the Owings Mills Metro Subway Station at 5018 Painters Mills Road from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

MDOT MTA is proud to be recognized for maintaining the safest transit system of the top 12 U.S. transit agencies for five consecutive years. MDOT MTA Police invite anyone who is interested in promoting safety and community engagement to join them during National Night Out.   

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.  

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