Transportation

Protected Intersection

Montgomery Co. to Get First ‘Protected Intersection’ on East Coast

Silver Spring will be installing the first protected intersection on the East Coast, and the Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Engineering has taken...
I270, 495 Beltway, Rahn,

MDOT Chief: Montgomery Road Plan Will Receive ‘Same Level’ of State Analysis

Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn pledged this week that his agency’s experts will give Montgomery County’s plan to ease traffic along the Interstate...
Cardin

Cardin Urges Hogan to Include Bike Lane on New 301 Bridge

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin urged Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. on Thursday to include a protected bike and pedestrian lane on the new...

ISO Real Solutions to Baltimore’s Problems

With Baltimore and its perceived and real social ills atop the news this week, the Regional Economic Study Institute at Towson University has scheduled...
Metro

State Lawmakers Urge MDOT to Release Metro Funding

A group of state lawmakers from the Washington, D.C., suburbs is encouraging Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn to reverse his decision to withhold nearly...

Metro Makes Increased Red Line Service Permanent

By Max SmithIncreased Red Line service was formally made permanent Thursday, and the Metro Board is optimistic that recent similar service boosts will help...

MDOT Agrees to Consider MoCo’s Plan for Traffic Relief

The Maryland Department of Transportation has agreed to study a Capital Beltway/I-270 traffic relief program crafted by Montgomery County, Deputy Secretary R. Earl Lewis...
Bridge

Transportation Panel Votes to Move U.S. 301 Bridge Project Forward

A regional transportation panel threw its support behind the state’s proposal to replace an aging Southern Maryland bridge — despite sharp divisions stemming from...
Bridge

Critical Vote Coming on Widening of Nice Bridge

There is a sharp divide ahead of a critical vote Wednesday on a major regional bridge project — a divide that could determine whether...
Report: $2B Gap in Funding for State Transit Systems

Report: $2B Gap in Funding for State Transit Systems

Maryland faces a $2 billion gap in keeping its transit systems in a state of good repair over the next decade, according to a...