Transportation

MDOT Signals Stop on Bills it Labels Hurdles to Express Toll Lanes

Maryland's Department of Transportation came out Thursday against several bills that could affect its plan to tap private funding to widen two Washington, D.C.-area...

Lawmakers Rev Up Bill to Crush Errant Cruisers in Ocean City

Sen. Mary Beth Carozza (R-Lower Shore) showed a three-minute video compilation to the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Wednesday of an Ocean City unrecognizable: Drivers...

Bills Taking Aim at Hogan Highway Plan May Move in House

An influential committee chairman has introduced a measure — the “No Lexus Lane Act” — that would require top state officials to publicly approve...

Opinion: Auto Safety Inspections Bill Would Protect Drivers and Pedestrians

Last August, a 20-year-old Chevy Tahoe SUV careened across two lanes and slammed into me. I never saw it coming.My sister and I were...

Miller Bill Would End Eastern Shore ‘Veto’ Over New Toll Projects

A 40-year-old provision in state law that gives the nine counties of the Eastern Shore the ability to block big-ticket transportation projects may be...

Hogan Tight-Lipped on Funding for Signature Infrastructure Initiative

In a speech to a national transportation group Thursday, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. said he is “trying" to use his year as head...

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...