Transportation

Boondoggle

Md. Sierra Club: Will the Senate Co-Own Hogan’s Highway Boondoggle?

Last month, the Maryland Department of Transportation announced, to no one’s surprise, the selection of Australian highway giant Transurban to undertake its $11 billion...
History

Opinion: Protecting a Piece of Md. History From the State’s Beltway Expansion Plan

After the end of the Reconstruction (1865–1877), the rise of segregation led to a large disparity between white and Black communities, and many Black...

Congressman Urges Buttigieg to Review I-495/I-270 Project

A high-ranking critic of the Hogan administration’s plan to widen two Montgomery County highways is urging the federal government to tap the brakes on...
Transit

Sen. McCray: Ensuring the Health of Our Public Transit System

As we chart the path forward, reimagining life post-COVID-19, my family – my wife and four kids – are especially excited to travel again....

Biden to Unveil $2T Plan to Rebuild Infrastructure, Create Jobs, Boost Clean Energy

President Biden on Wednesday in Pennsylvania will unveil a nearly $2 trillion infrastructure package to rebuild highways and bridges, along with funding programs for housing,...

Franchot Likely to Approve Scaled-Back Plan to Widen Montgomery Highways

Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot, the likely swing vote on the state’s plan to widen two Montgomery County highways, signaled in a recent interview that...

Opinion: A Consequential and Transformative Infrastructure Project

A few days ago the House of Delegates passed House Bill 414 (Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Project-Funding), sponsored by Del. Debra Davis (D-Charles). Dels....

State, Feds Extend Public Comment Period on Maglev

The Maryland State Department of Transportation and the Federal Railroad Administration have extended the public comment period for a high-speed rail project that would...

As House Pushes Through Dozens of Bills, Lawmakers Temporarily Fall Down a Deep Well

On a day when the House of Delegates pushed through dozens of bills in a mad dash to pass legislation before the end of...
Bay Bridge

MDTA Chief: Bay Bridge Crossing Study Speaks Volumes About Congestion

I am pleased to announce the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study: Tier 1 National Environmental Policy Act is available...