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State Assembles ‘Transit Work Group’ to Help Craft D.C.-Area Traffic Solutions

Faced with persistent criticism that the state is focusing too much on traffic relief and not enough on improving rail and bus opportunities, Maryland...

Powerful Senator Is Part Cheerleader, Part Skeptic of Hogan Highway Plan

A powerful committee chairwoman whose district is at the center of a tug-of-war over transportation policy has strong feelings when it comes to a...

Hogan, Local Lawmakers Give Thumbs-Down to Trump’s July 4 Plan

President Trump’s plan to tweak Washington, D.C.’s traditional July 4 celebration on the National Mall isn’t playing well with political leaders in neighboring Maryland.According...
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State Transportation Chief on Highway Expansion Foes: ‘Hiding from the Facts’

Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn said critics of the state’s plan to widen the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 are “putting their heads...

Montgomery Council Wants Park Agency to Resist State Highway Plans

The Montgomery County Council has asked the agency that controls most parkland in the Washington, D.C., suburbs not to cooperate with the state's plans to...

Add Prince George’s Council to List of Skeptics Over Hogan’s Beltway Plan

The Prince George’s County Council is urging state leaders to conduct comprehensive environmental and financial reviews of the Hogan administration’s plans to widen the...

Md. Lawmakers Warn Transit Agency About Doing Business With Chinese Firms

Washington, D.C.-area commuters and visitors to the nation’s capital will not ride in Chinese-made rail cars if the region’s congressional delegation gets its way.Lawmakers...

As Highway Expansion Foes Pack Town Hall, Hogan Hits Back on Twitter

The approximately 750 elected officials, activists and citizens who packed Sunday’s Beltway/I-270 Town Hall in Montgomery County had reason to wonder whether their messages...

UPDATE: Hogan Agrees to Delay BPW Vote on Highway Expansion Plan

Editor's note: This story was changed from its original version to reflect late-breaking developments on Friday morning.The Board of Public Works will put off...
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Board Schedules Vote on Controversial Road Widening Plan, Despite Treasurer’s Absence

The Maryland Board of Public Works is set to vote next week on a high-profile and controversial transportation item even though one of its...