Transportation

Lawmakers Intensify Bipartisan Push to Lower Late Fees on Electronic Tolls

A group of Maryland lawmakers say they’ve heard from drivers who complain about getting tagged with hundreds — sometimes even thousands — of dollars...

How the Veto Override Votes Went Down in the House and Senate

Democrats overrode a handful of vetoes from Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. on Thursday, adding Maryland to the list of states that have...

Climate Takes Center Stage in Massive Federal Infrastructure Plan

U.S. House Democrats this week unveiled plans to spend $760 billion over five years on infrastructure upgrades throughout the country. A central theme throughout their...

MDOT Chief: Saving Homes, Moving Traffic Will Win Major Road and Bridge Contracts

As Maryland begins the process of awarding billions of dollars in Washington, D.C.-area road-widening contracts, the state’s acting Transportation Secretary said his agency will...

GOP Leader Does About-Face (Sort of) on Local Toll Bill

A Republican leader in the House of Delegates who backed a measure opposed by Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) has moved to have...

Opinion: The Myth of 73 Hours

Maryland's secretary of Transportation claims that drivers will save an average of 73 hours annually if the Capital Beltway/American Legion Bridge/Interstate 270 highway is...

Transit Caucus Unveils Bills Designed to Offer Transportation Options

A group of Maryland lawmakers is proposing a package of bills they say will give residents across the state more transportation options.“Our state functions...

Lawmakers Seek Local Veto Power of Toll Road Projects in Md.

A growing group of Maryland lawmakers is rallying behind a measure that would effectively give local government leaders veto power over state-backed toll road...

Reaction to Governor’s Budget Proposal: Upbeat So Far

Maryland lawmakers kicked off budget season with a bipartisan tone on Wednesday as thousands of budget books were distributed in the state capital.At first...

Lawmakers Eye Carbon Fee from Polluters to Pay Part of Kirwan Tab

Carbon-cutting legislation will be back in the General Assembly for the third year in a row, House and Senate sponsors said Tuesday, with an...