Transportation

Plan Unveiled for New Rail Tunnel in Baltimore, to be Named after Frederick Douglass

Amtrak and the Maryland Department of Transportation on Friday announced revised plans to replace a rail tunnel that’s been the cause of delays for...
Net Zero Expansion

Backers of Hogan Highway Plan Scramble to Get Project Back on Track

One day after a regional transportation panel dealt a major blow to the planned widening of two interstate highways that run through Montgomery County,...

Board of Public Works Approves Nearly $200 Million For Additional Purple Line Oversight

The Maryland Department of Transportation continues to grapple with the abrupt departure of the Purple Line’s prime subcontractor last year.On Wednesday, the Board of...

Plan to Widen Beltway and Interstate 270 Suffers Major Defeat in Key Vote

A regional transportation panel dealt a potentially crippling blow to one of the Hogan administration’s top priorities — the widening on I-495 and I-270,...

As I-495/I-270 Widening Clears Hurdle, Montgomery Leaders Slam Project

The Maryland Transportation Authority voted on Tuesday to advance Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s plan to widen portions of two Montgomery County highways and...

Earmarks in U.S. House Infrastructure Bill Top $5.7 Billion; 20 Maryland Projects Make the...

U.S. House Democrats’ highway funding bill is poised to include roughly three out of five transportation projects submitted by members, as legislators vie for...

Maryland Transportation Authority Set to Vote on D.C.-Area Toll Lane Plan

The Maryland Transportation Authority Board is slated to vote Tuesday on a public-private partnership agreement for the toll-lane widening of portions of Interstate 270...

Cemetery Near Controversial Road Project is Among Nation’s ‘Most Endangered’

A historically Black cemetery encroached upon when the Capital Beltway was constructed in the 1960s is again in potential peril, a national preservation organization...

Here’s The Full List of Transportation Earmarks Sought by Maryland Representatives

Earmarks are back in Congress — with more rules.U.S. House lawmakers who want funding for transportation projects in the annual appropriations bill or the...

Electric Buses, Asphalt and Bridges: Politicians Jostle for Federal Transportation Cash

The nearly $1 billion that U.S. Rep. Garret Graves is seeking through Congress’ revamped earmarks process isn’t a typo.The Louisiana Republican says Baton Rouge...