Registration is Open for the 2017 MdQI Conference

Register Now for the 24th annual MdQI Conference and Awards: January 25 and 26, 2017 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The conference hotel will be the Baltimore Hilton on 401 West Pratt Street.

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If you have any questions about the registration process, sponsorship or exhibitor booths, please feel free to contact Shelly Baquol at MTBMA at (410) 760-9505.


Spare a Mouse and Build a Better Mousetrap CAR at MdQI Conference 2017

Think you can build a better  Spare a mouse and put your mousetrap and engineering skills to the test at the 2017 MdQI Conference!

The fourth annual MdQI Engineering Challenge: Build and run a vehicle powered by a single mousetrap. The mousetrap shall be the sole means of providing power to the vehicle.

There is no fee to enter, but you must be registered for the conference to participate.  Contestants must also register with Glenn Vaughan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and pick up the official MdQI mouse traps by December 31.  As of November 23, 12 teams have entered the contest.  Don't miss out!

For more rules and specifications, read the 2017 Engineering Challenge Flyer and the Frequently Asked Questions (as of 11/23/16). 













Welcome to MdQI PDF Print E-mail

MdQI is a cooperative effort by Maryland's transportation industry dedicated to the continuous quality improvement in the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of Maryland's transportation system.

Traffic travelling on I-95 in the rain.

The quality journey began in 1994 when Maryland’s first "Road to Quality" conference/workshop was held.

Mission Statement PDF Print E-mail

"To provide the Maryland transportation industry a forum that fosters coordinated and continuous quality improvement in order to ensure safe, efficient, environmentally sensitive and sustainable systems to meet the needs of all transportation stakeholders."