Transportation

Crashes, Fatalities Continue Despite State’s Expanded ‘Move Over’ Law

One year after Maryland expanded its “Move Over” law to prevent roadside crashes, State Highway Administrator Greg Slater isn’t satisfied.“If you look at the...

Bay Bridge Crossing Options: Public Meetings Run Through Oct. 9

Open houses began last week to gather input from Marylanders on three possible locations suitable for a second Chesapeake Bay crossing to be built,...

Transportation Secretary Grilled Over Bay Bridge Delays

Friday’s Bay Bridge bottleneck – which led to backups miles long and lasted more than 10 hours – could have been mitigated if top-level...

On Transit, Pondering What Might Be and Lamenting What Might Have Been

In 2002, Maryland transportation planners put the finishing touches on a proposal to dramatically expand mass transit in the state. The plan envisioned six...
Refueling Station

Learning as They Go at Nation’s First All-Electric Refueling Station in Md.

By Neal AugensteinBeing on the cutting edge of technology can pay big benefits, but most change requires rethinking tasks often taken for granted.The owner...

Transportation Advocates Seek Creativity from MoCo Leaders to Save Bus Project

A leading transportation advocacy group in the Washington, D.C., suburbs is calling on Montgomery County elected officials to show “creativity and problem-solving, not defeatism”...

Here’s a Look at the New State Laws Taking Effect on Tuesday

Hundreds of Maryland laws are going into effect Tuesday, spanning subjects from criminal justice reform to election law to the state’s medical cannabis commission.A...

Hogan to Release $83M in Metro Funding

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Thursday he would release $83.5 million from the state capital budget earmarked for the Washington, D.C., area...

Seat Belt See, Seat Belt Do

Setting a good example by using seat belts could help save lives, according to a survey done by Maryland transportation officials.The 2019 Roadside Observation...

Montgomery Pols Fume as State Ends Funding for Transit Project

Did the Hogan administration just effectively kill a long-debated public transit project in Montgomery County?Or was the proposal already on life support without key...