Transportation

A Bridge Named in Middleton’s Honor. Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

By Bruce DePuytState lawmakers appear poised to name a new bridge in honor of a long-serving member of the Southern Maryland delegation, partly to...

Hogan Expresses Optimism About Metro Funding

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) expressed optimism that the local governments responsible for the Metro system, and the federal government, will come up with...

Lawmaker: Metro Crash Underscores Need for Dedicated Funding

State Sen. Cheryl Kagan (D-Montgomery) said Monday’s Metro derailment in Washington, D.C., underscores the need for Maryland, D.C. and Virginia to approve a new...

Guest Commentary: We Can’t Pave Our Way Out of Traffic on I-270

I love living in Rockville. However, the amount of time I spend in traffic along the I-270 corridor can make living in this place...

Off-Campus Metro Stop in College Park a ‘Disaster’: Glendening

Former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening (D) says the decision to locate the College Park Metro station off campus was a “huge mistake, made on...

9 Questions About Larry Hogan’s $9 Billion Transportation Plan

On Thursday, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) went big.After 2 ½ years of small but politically potent triumphs – like toll reductions and starting school...

Immortality for Bob Ehrlich: ICC to Be Named for Him

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) plans to name the Intercounty Connector highway after former Gov. Bob Ehrlich (R) on Thursday, Ehrlich confirmed to Maryland Matters...

The Purple Line: A Long, Strange Trip for 16 Miles of Track

When former Gov. Parris Glendening (D) first publicized his support for the Purple Line during his tense 1998 re-election campaign, his Republican challenger, Ellen...