Regional Councils


Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore

Tri-County Council for Western Maryland

Upper Shore Regional Council

Mid-Shore Regional Council

Rural Maryland Council

Local Government Links

County Governments

Calvert County

Charles County

St. Mary’s County

Town Governments

Chesapeake Beach

Indian Head

La Plata


North Beach

Education Links

Calvert County Board of EducationCharles County Board of EducationSt. Mary’s County Board of Education College of Southern MarylandSt. Mary’s College of MarylandSouthern Maryland Higher Education Center

University of Maryland University College

Housing Links

Housing Authority of Calvert CountyCharles County Housing and Community DevelopmentSt. Mary’s County Housing Authority

Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Inc.

Southern Maryland Association of Realtors


Maryland Department of Housing and Community DevelopmentNational Association of Housing and Redevelopment OfficialsNational Coalition for the Homeless

National Housing Institute

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

HUD User


 Healthcare Links

Calvert Memorial HospitalCivista Medical Center St. Mary’s HospitalSouthern Maryland Hospital Center

Local Tourism Links

Calvert County Office of TourismCharles County Office of Tourism St. Mary’s County Division of TourismSouthern Maryland Heritage Area Consortium

Employment, Economic Development and Business Association Links

Local Economic Development OrganizationsCalvert County Department of Economic DevelopmentCharles County Department of Economic Development

St. Mary’s County Department of Economic and Community Development

St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation



DBED Southern Maryland Regional Office

Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA)

Southern Maryland Telecommuting Centers

Governor’s Workforce Investment Board (GWIB)

Business Membership Organizations & Consortium’s
Calvert County Chamber of CommerceCharles County Chamber of Commerce

St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce

The Charles County Technology Council

The Patuxent Partnership


Federal and State Employment and Economic Links

US Department of CommerceUS Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)US Department of Housing & Urban Development (Maryland)

US Department of Labor (DOL)

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

BLS Region III


International Economic Development CouncilUS Small Business Administration (SBA)US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), Region III

Maryland Department of Business and  Economic Development (DBED)

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR)

Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)

Transportation Links

Federal Governmental Agencies

US Department of Transportation (DOT)Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)FHWA Directives and Policy Memorandums – Code of Federal Regulations

Metropolitan Planning Regulations

Transportation and Community and System Preservation (TCSP)

Pilot Program (Notice)


Federal Transit Administration (FTA)Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)

Transportation Research Board (TRB)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Transportation Research Center (McTrans at University of Florida)


State and Regional Transportation Agencies

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA)

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)

Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA)

Maryland Port Administration (MPA)


Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA)Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC)Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC)

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG)

Washington Suburban Transit Authority

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA – Metro)

 Aviation Links

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA)Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority


Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)Washington Dulles International Airport(IAD)

Bikeway and Trail Links

Government Agencies and CommitteesMaryland State Highway Administration Bicycle PagesMaryland State Highway Administration Trail Program

Maryland Bicycle Advisory Committee

Bike Map

Advocacy GroupsBike WalkPatuxent Area Cycling Enthusiasts (PACE)

Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Freight Links


Association of American RailroadsConsolidated Rail CorporationCSX Railroad


Federal Railroad AdministrationOperation Lifesaver, Inc.Surface Transportation BoardNorth American Rail Shippers Association

Union Pacific Railroad


Federal Highway Administration – Freight PlanningAmerican Trucking Association

Industrial Truck Association

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

National Private Truck CouncilRoadway Express, Inc.Schneider National, Inc.

Overnite Transportation

Yellow Freight System


UPS – United Parcel Service

FedEx (former Federal Express)Council of Logisitics Management

Intermodal Association of North America

The National Industrial Transportation League Network

Air Cargo

Air Transport Association

Freight Publications

The Journal of Commerce Online

Traffic World

Ozone Action Links

Maryland Department of the Environment

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental ControlThe Ground – Level Ozone Map

Clean Air Partners

U.S. Congress & Federal Government Links

United States Congress

United State Senate

Senator Milkulski

U.S. House of Representatives

Congressman Hoyer

 Federal Government

First Gov –“Official U.S. government web portal”The White House Office

GPO Access

LSU’s U.S. Federal Government Agencies Directory

The Federal Web Locator

U.S. Blue Pages

State of Maryland Government Links

State of Maryland

Office of the Governor of the State of Maryland

Maryland.govMaryland General AssemblyCode of Maryland Regulations

Maryland ManualMaryland State Archives

Data Services and Other Information Links

Federal Government Data Sources

U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2000

Philadelphia Regional OfficeBureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

State Data Centers and State Agencies

Maryland DLLR – Labor Information

District of Columbia Data Services

Maryland State Data Center

Population Data Sources

Population Reference Bureau

The Population CouncilThe Population Institute

Zero Population Growth

United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN)

Geographic Referencing

Census Geographic Reference Manual (GARM)

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)

Publication 55-3:Codes for named populated places, primary county divisions….entities

Travel Advisory Links

General Information


Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)I-95 Corridor Coalition – Traveler Information

Maryland CHART (Coordinated Highway Action Response Team)

Virginia DOT Traffic Information

New Jersey Turnpike

Pennsylvania Turnpike

PennDOT – Interstate Highway Road Conditions

SmarTraveler – Route Specific Traffic/Travel Conditions

Weather conditions

Traveler Information

Northern Virginia and DC Ride

GuideSmarTraveler511 Virginia (VDOT)

Virginia Railway Express (VRE)International Telework Association and Council

AmtrakDelaware Travel Information

National Traffic and Road Closure Information

Planning and Zoning Links

Government Planning Agencies

Maryland Department of Planning (MDP)

Planning Resources

American Planning Association (APA)

Planning Commissioners Journal: Citizen Planners Resource Center

University of Waterloo – Urban and Regional Planning Electronic Library


Sustainable Development

Federal Resources

Center for Excellence for Sustainable Development

President’s Council on Sustainable Development

Sustainable Ecosystems and Communities

Non-Profit Resources

Global Action Information Network

Resources for the Future

Resource Renewal Institute

Sustainability Web Ring

Sustainable Communities Network

Urban Land Institute

Eco-HomeEco-Village Information Service

Institute for Cultural Affairs Greensboro (ICA)

Rocky Mountain Institute: Home Energy Briefs

Water Quality and Coastal Zone Management

National Estuary Program (NEP)

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)NOAA’s National Ocean Services

US Army Corps of Engineers

US Fish and Wildlife Service