Transportation

Businesses Seek Relief to Survive Disruption From Purple Line Construction

For more than 20 years, Abeba Tsegaye and her sister Lene have served coffee, pastries and sandwiches to people who live and work in...

Bay Bridge Advisory Panel Likely to Add Citizen Members

In the wake of a much-criticized Bay Bridge resurfacing project, the state Senate on Tuesday gave tentative approval to a measure that would expand...

Panel Chairman Expresses Skepticism Over ‘County Consent’ Bill

A measure known in Annapolis as the “county consent bill“ would give the 14 counties west of the Chesapeake Bay and the City of...

Business Groups Tout Poll Showing Opposition to Gas Tax Hikes to Fight Climate Change

Two organizations that represent small businesses in Maryland are warning about proposals that they argue could increase gasoline and energy bills.The Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors...

‘We Have to Get Things Moving’: Baltimore-Area Leaders Urge Transit Boost

State spending on transportation favors roads over transit, and the Washington, D.C., area over the Baltimore region, advocates for the Baltimore area complained on...

Opinion: Highway P3 Process Has Lacked Transparency

The state's cost estimate for toll lanes to be built by a public-private partnership on Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway has jumped from...

Marylanders Fear Losing Federal Fight for Public Transit Cash

Congress is reviving long-stalled infrastructure negotiations that politicians hope will plow hundreds of billions of dollars into roads, bridges and public transit projects around...

Maglev Backers, Foes Square Off Over State Funding

Maryland would be barred from spending public funds to build or operate a proposed high-speed rail line linking Washington, D.C., and New York if...

On Transit Equity Day, Experts Call for Bus Rapid Transit, Electric Vehicles in D.C....

Public transportation in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties is unreliable and unsafe, community members and transit experts asserted in a panel discussion Tuesday night...

Hogan’s Transportation, Corrections Secretaries Get Nod from Senate Panel

Two of Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan’s key cabinet members received unanimous approval from the Maryland Senate’s Executive Nominations Committee on Monday night.The committee...