After passing waves of tax cuts in recent years, some Republican-dominated states have decided it’s time to make a big exception, calling for tax increases to fix roads crumbling from years of low funding and deferred maintenance.
Port CEO John Reinhart said in a statement Friday that a 10 to 25 percent tariff could increase costs for expanding one of its terminals.
Maryland has the ninth highest percentage of roads in poor condition, and Virginia ranks in the top five when it comes to spending to build and maintain state highways. Those are some of the local take-aways from an analysis comparing infrastructure conditions and spending across the country.
The Trump transition team has asked Virginia for a list of potential transportation projects, including specific questions about projects that could include tolls. Virginia responded with a list of projects based on statewide priorities ranging from the Port of Virginia to Interstate 81.
With all eyes on the nation’s capital for the Inauguration, D.C.’s mayor used a press conference on security to call on the help of the incoming president to help fix a crumbling bridge.
The region’s roads and bridges are slowly deteriorating under the weight of constant traffic and years of deferred maintenance. In the second installment of WTOP’s Crumbling Capital series, Dave Dildine takes a look at few that exemplify the state of the area’s infrastructure.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser suggests President-elect Donald Trump start funding infrastructure improvement projects in the District. He had pledged to fix the nation’s infrastructure on the campaign trail.
With big differences in economic policy separating the presidential candidates, a former Federal Reserve Board vice chairman said there’s common ground that could help boost wages, create jobs and close the socioeconomic status gap.
The study says the condition and congestion of D.C.’s roads costs each person who drives in the city an extra $833 a year in extra vehicle repairs and operating costs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. John Delaney is asking constituents to send him their stories of travel problems caused by inadequate roads, bridges, railways and airports. The Maryland Democrat is sponsoring a bill that would use…
WASHINGTON — A new report from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments this week finds that transportation is underfunded, needing at least $24.5 billion to catch up with basic needs for roads, bridges and rails.…
Bridges and roads around the United States are crumbling
after decades of wear and tear, and a new strategy is needed to replenish the
funds for improvement, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says.
Now that a water crisis that would have left parts of southern Prince George\’s County without water for days has been averted, County Executive Rushern Baker says the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission needs to answer questions about its operations.
A local congressman has a new idea for how to pay for fixing crumbling roads and bridges across the country.
An early warning system designed spot water line breaks before they rupture isn\’t a fail safe for all pipes. And as many as 800 sections of pipe across two area counties aren\’t covered by the detection system.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.