Transportation

Councilmember Dannielle Glaros: The Purple Line Needs True Leadership

Recently, I ventured into my office, after six months of virtual County Council sessions this year, with one purpose -- retrieving the original Purple...

Audit Faults MVA For Suspicious Addresses, ‘Points’ Not Applied

The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration issued drivers licenses to thousands of people who used questionable addresses as their place of residence, failed to properly...

Lawmakers: Environmental Review of Hogan Highway Plan Is ‘Heavily Skewed’

Nearly 70 members of the Maryland General Assembly have accused the State Highway Administration of tailoring a federally-mandated environmental study to fit a pre-ordained...

Metal Plates Raise Complaints, Cause Slow-Downs on Bay Bridge

One year after a Chesapeake Bay Bridge construction project caused friction between Eastern Shore leaders and the state, a new controversy has flared. The...
Environmental Justice

Del. Sara Love: Why Does Environmental Justice Matter?

The more things change, the more they stay the same.In the 1960s the construction of Interstate 495 cut through the heart of many communities...

Purple Line Will Be Delayed as MDOT Seeks Management Solution

Maryland transportation officials said Tuesday they will take over day-to-day management of building the Purple Line, at least temporarily, as soon as construction crews...

Gary Hodge: The Fatally Flawed Scheme to Outsource Md.’s Highways to Toll-Road Profiteers

A 495-270-295 “traffic relief” plan was announced on Sept. 21, 2017 by Gov. Larry Hogan and Pete Rahn, then his secretary of Transportation. Their...
Central Maryland

Jim Shea: New Regional Transit Plan for Central Md. Fails on So Many Levels

Several years ago, Gov. Larry Hogan unilaterally canceled the Red Line project that had promised to provide the lynchpin to an integrated transit network...

Advocates, Environmental Groups Oppose Public Transportation Cuts in Baltimore Region

More than five dozen advocacy groups are calling on Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), Maryland Transportation Secretary Greg Slater and Maryland Transit Administrator...

Transit Officials Vow to See Purple Line Project Through, But Montgomery Leaders Seek Commitment...

Stung by a court decision last week that allows their private sector partners to walk off the job, Maryland transit officials on Tuesday vowed...