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Opinion: Md. Should Embrace Clean Energy and the Economic Opportunities It Will Bring

Energy-efficient technologies are key to building a better future, especially with regard to our transportation system. If we stay on track, in the not-so-distant...

Governors, Mayor Urge Biden to Make the U.S. a “Fourth Partner” for Metro

Leaders of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia on Thursday urged the incoming Biden administration to increase its support for the agency that...

BPW OKs Extra Funds to Modify Purple Line Contract

Maryland leaders on Wednesday approved a plan to allocate an additional $250 million for the Purple Line, a massive light rail project running east...

Hogan Seeks to Draw $250M From Transportation Fund to Save Purple Line

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) will ask the state’s Board of Public Works this week to approve a $250 million settlement with Purple...

An Opposing View: Hogan Must Put the Brakes on Regional Gas Tax Plan

While Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and his colleagues in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states try to contain the shattering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, they...

Opinion: Hogan Must Demonstrate Climate Leadership With Transportation Agreement

Today, Gov. Larry Hogan has an opportunity to blaze a new trail for addressing climate change. By committing to the Transportation Climate Initiative, Governor...

Md. Voters Express Support for Regional Transportation Initiative to Reduce Emissions

A public opinion survey released by backers of a multi-state initiative to reduce vehicle-generated pollution found high levels of support for their proposal.  The poll,...

U.S. House Passes Bill to Avert Government Shutdown While Relief Talks Drag On

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to pass a stopgap spending bill, preventing a government shutdown and giving a group...

Speed Cameras Still Ticketing Drivers Even When Schools Are Out

Even though the coronavirus has left many schools empty since March, AAA Mid-Atlantic is reminding drivers that the cameras are still capturing speeders in...

Md. Leaders Sound Alarm on Proposed Transit Cuts

Maryland leaders from both parties said Tuesday that proposed cuts to transit service in the capital region would cause devastating harm to its economy,...