Transportation

Purple Line to Open in Stages, First in Prince George’s Co.

Rather than wait for construction of the Purple Line to be completed — a year later than expected — Maryland officials say the light...

Frank DeFilippo: Hogan Down Under and the Low-Down on P3’s

Transportation issues are rarely about getting from here to there. Usually they involve what land will be developed and who’s going to get rich....

Md. Joins National Lawsuit Against Trump Attempt to Rein in States’ Emissions Standards

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D), who earlier this week harshly criticized a new Trump administration regulation designed to preempt California’s greenhouse gas...
traffic, transportation, I270, Beltway

Survey Shows Fewer D.C.-Area Commuters Are Driving Solo

It may be hard to notice, given how clogged the Washington, D.C., region’s roads are, but fewer commuters are driving to work by themselves.While...

Plane Crash on Highway Shines Spotlight on Controversial Development Plan

When a plane taking off from Freeway Airport in Bowie clipped a car and crashed onto U.S. 50 last Thursday, it was a reminder of how perilously...

Report: State Close to Releasing Metro Funds

A drama that began in early July, when Maryland withheld more than $40 million in capital funding that was due to be provided to...

Alsobrooks to Developers: ‘Get in Now’

As if anyone had any doubts, Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) is one heck of a cheerleader for her county. That...

Transit Advocates Sound Alarm on Possible Budget Cuts

Despite a dip in projected state spending over the next six years, state leaders are defending their commitment to mass transit, calling it historic...

Md.’s Infrastructure Work a National Model, Hogan Says at Purple Line Ceremony

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. used a Purple Line milestone, the laying of the first mile of track Thursday, to cast Maryland as a...

Big Brother Will Be Watching Baltimore-Area Traffic Patterns

The Maryland Department of Transportation has won approval to use a data analytics firm to gain greater insight into the commuting patterns of Baltimore-area...