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Hogan Writes to Biden-Harris Transition Team, Laying Out State Priorities

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) wrote a letter last week to the leaders of President-elect Joe Biden's transition team, laying out some of...

Franchot Prepared to Use ‘Leverage’ to Force Changes to Hogan Highway Plan

When the Board of Public Works voted 2-1 in January to advance a plan to widen two highways in Montgomery County, Gov. Lawrence J....

Public Transit, Battered by Pandemic, Triumphs at the Ballot Box

By Jenni BergalFar fewer people are riding buses and trains during the COVID-19 pandemic, but in this month’s election voters still approved more than...

Hogan Announces Settlement to Continue Purple Line Construction

After months of acrimony, the Maryland Department of Transportation and the firms building the Purple Line have reached a $250 million settlement.Under the agreement,...

U.S. Navy Strongly Opposed To Capital Beltway Widening Project

In a tersely-worded letter to the Maryland Department of Transportation, the U.S. Navy served notice that the state should not plan on gaining control...

Business Groups Cheer Highway Plan; Glendening Calls State Approach ‘Nonsense’ 

Groups representing commuters and businesses urged the Maryland Department of Transportation to move forward with Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s plan to widen two...

MDOT Secretary Questioned On Under-Beltway Utilities, Possible Purple Line Settlement

Maryland has yet to calculate a cost to relocate underground utility pipes and fiberoptic cables as part of the Hogan administration’s express toll lanes...

Purple Line Chaos, Pandemic Spell Trouble for Beleaguered Small Businesses

Small business-owners in Takoma Park and Silver Spring who have lost revenue — or have been forced to close entirely — due to Purple...

Employees Say State Falls Short on Curbing COVID at MVA Offices

Union leaders representing Motor Vehicle Administration employees pressed the Hogan administration Thursday to step up efforts to prevent the workplace spread of COVID-19.And they...

Labyrinth of Pipelines and Cables Could Face Major Disruption by Highway Plan — And...

WSSC Water, the utility that provides water and sewer service to Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, made headlines in March when it disclosed that...