Transportation

Analysis: Hogan Must Move Quickly to Put Purple Line Back on Track, Observers Say

The Maryland Department of Transportation and its legal team came up well short in their attempts to convince a Baltimore judge to require the...

A Rainstorm, a Pandemic, a Mind-Boggling Highway Project — and One Man’s Dream

The Hilton Hotel on Rockville Pike, one of the biggest in all of Maryland, is like a ghost town.Shuffle through the empty lobby. Shake...

MDOT Loses Showdown With Purple Line Contractor

A Baltimore judge on Thursday soundly rejected the Maryland Department of Transportation’s attempt to keep the firm building the Purple Line from abandoning the...

Budget Panels Updated on COVID-19 Aid Spending, Purple Line Wrangling

Officials have spent more than 90% of the $1.653 billion allocated to Maryland as part of the Congressional Coronavirus Relief Fund, Department of Budget...

Surprise! National Survey Finds Baltimore, D.C. Are Tough Places to Drive

It will surprise no one who has tried to learn that Baltimore and Washington, D.C., have been declared two of the toughest American cities...

Opinion: Commentary Unwittingly Made the Case for I-270 Toll Lanes

Arthur Katz of Rockville wrote an interesting opinion piece in Maryland Matters . In it Mr. Katz got many of his facts wrong, but...

One Option for Chesapeake Bay Crossing Singled Out in New Report

Maryland transportation officials have narrowed down their options for a new crossing over the Chesapeake Bay to three plans they say will provide the...
Kim Coble

Major Bus and Rail Service Cuts in Baltimore Region Planned to Meet Shortfalls

Faced with a multi-billion dollar hole created by a historic decline in ridership and revenues, the Maryland Transit Administration on Tuesday unveiled a proposal...

MDOT, Federal Agency Agree to Lengthen Review Period for Hogan Highway Plan 

The Maryland State Highway Administration and the Federal Highway Administration have agreed to extend the public comment period for a hotly-contested road widening project...
Myths

Opinion: The Myths Surrounding the I-495/I-270 Highway Expansion

Are you kidding?There is a battle of ideas and politics going on about the value of expanding the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495) and I-270....