Transportation

Can Hogan Claim Jack Evans’ Scalp?

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s persistent criticism of Jack Evans, board chair of the Washington, D.C., area’s transit agency, finally paid off.Evans, a member...

Frederick Exec on Hogan’s Highway Reordering: ‘I Didn’t See That One Coming’

Watching the livestream of the Maryland Board of Public Works meeting earlier this month, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner (D) was surprised to see the...

State Surveying E-ZPass Holders on Express Toll Lanes

It’s June 17, 2024, and you’re sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the Capital Beltway or Interstate 270.On the other side of the concrete median,...

Prince George’s Planner Faults State on Highway P3

State Highway Administration officials working on the expansion of the Capital Beltway through Prince George’s County lack an understanding of the county’s economic future...

Top Montgomery Co. Officials Going Car-Free This Week

Buffeted by criticism that their transit-first transportation policy runs counter to the commuting preferences of a vast majority of their constituents, several members of...

Frank DeFilippo: Public-Private Partnerships — Like Something Out of Ayn Rand

More than a decade ago, the state of Indiana sold a 157-mile toll road to a private venture for a lump sum payment of...

Planning Board Rejects I-270, Beltway Study, Setting Up Showdown With State

The agency that is in charge of planning and parkland in the Washington, D.C., suburbs rejected a key Maryland State Highway Administration document on...

Hogan’s Road Compromise Praised, But Many Critics Remain Skeptical

In an effort to secure crucial support from a colleague on the Board of Public Works, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) agreed on...

Divided Bd. of Public Works OK’s Public-Private Partnership for Highway Expansion After Explosive Hearing

After a contentious three-hour public hearing and equally heated debate, a divided Maryland Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to approve Gov. Lawrence J....

All Eyes on Franchot as Bd. of Public Works Considers Hogan’s Highway Plan

State Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot’s enjoyment of the limelight is so accepted in Maryland political circles that even he makes jokes about it.“The only thing...