Transportation

Here Is a Capsule Look at 10 Bills Hogan Allowed to Become Law

By Friday afternoon, when his office announced which bills he’d  veto and which bills he’d let become law without his signature, Gov. Lawrence J....

Hogan Vetoes 8 Bills, Allows Prescription Affordability and Styrofoam Measures Through

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Friday used the lead-in to the long holiday weekend to veto eight bills while allowing dozens of...

Md., Va. Senators Team Up on Metro Funding Bill

Senators from Virginia and Maryland are pushing new legislation to ensure that the Washington, D.C.-area Metro system gets up to $200 million each year...

Ahead of Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, Brown Questions Governor’s Highway Plan

A day before he holds a transportation town hall meeting with constituents, U.S. Rep. Anthony G. Brown (D-Md.) expressed concern about Gov. Lawrence J....

Frederick to Montgomery Via Monorail? Not Goofy At All, Developer Says

A Montgomery County developer who made money over a long successful career hopes to convince top state officials that the future of transportation —...

Charm City Sputters Down the Road

Baltimore’s transportation director quit a couple of weeks ago.It’s the kind of thing that would be easy to miss. There’s plenty of other bad...

Tracking the Cost in Lives of Higher Speed Limits

The federal government’s 1995 decision to allow states to set speed limits higher than 65 mph caused almost 14,000 additional deaths over 25 years...

State Assembles ‘Transit Work Group’ to Help Craft D.C.-Area Traffic Solutions

Faced with persistent criticism that the state is focusing too much on traffic relief and not enough on improving rail and bus opportunities, Maryland...

Powerful Senator Is Part Cheerleader, Part Skeptic of Hogan Highway Plan

A powerful committee chairwoman whose district is at the center of a tug-of-war over transportation policy has strong feelings when it comes to a...

Hogan, Local Lawmakers Give Thumbs-Down to Trump’s July 4 Plan

President Trump’s plan to tweak Washington, D.C.’s traditional July 4 celebration on the National Mall isn’t playing well with political leaders in neighboring Maryland.According...