Transportation

Lawmakers Eye Bills to Constrain Hogan Highway Plan as Hundreds Rally

Several state lawmakers vowed on Monday to pursue legislation that would constrain, and possibly thwart, Hogan administration plans to widen two Washington, D.C.-area highways....

Plan Seeks to Keep Housing Affordable Along Purple Line Corridor

Building new mass transit options invariably brings new development opportunities, but also increases the threat of current residents being priced out of their homes.As...

Town Urges Franchot to Resist State’s ‘Rush to Judgment’ on Beltway Widening

The leaders of a Montgomery County community that could be profoundly impacted by the Hogan administration's plans to widen the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495)...

After Social Media Bickering With Team Franchot, Hogan Cancels BPW Meeting 

The Board of Public Works had a packed agenda for its final meeting of the year.The influential panel, set to convene on Wednesday in...

Stakeholders Applaud Changing of the Guard at MDOT

Political leaders and transportation advocates of virtually every stripe welcomed the news that State Highway Administrator Gregory Slater has been nominated to serve as...
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MDOT Secretary Rahn Leaving Hogan Administration

The most high-profile member of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s administration has decided to step down.Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn will return to his...

Federal Lawmakers Press MDOT Chief on Hogan Roads Plan

Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation pressed top Hogan administration officials on Thursday to share more information about plans to widen the American Legion Bridge,...

Franchot Wants More Answers From Hogan on Highway-Widening Plan

Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) signaled on Wednesday that he will need more than a two-week delay before he is ready to vote...

115 Lawmakers Earn Perfect Scores from PIRG for 2019 Session

Two-thirds of the Maryland General Assembly – all Democrats – received a perfect score on a new report card from the Maryland Public Interest...

Board Expected to Delay High Stakes Vote on Changes to Hogan Highway Plan

Faced with requests from state Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) — a crucial vote on the state’s powerful Board of Public Works — and...