The proposed new toll lanes on I-495 and I-270 would be built as part of a public-private partnership program. They’d be free and open to transit vehicles, but one official doesn’t believe that’s enough for people who want an alternative to driving.
Two bills under consideration in Maryland could give counties veto power on toll road projects and increase the fine for texting while driving.
Weighing widening roads against providing better alternatives to sitting in traffic is a key focus for D.C., Maryland and Virginia’s transportation bosses.
Many residents holding signs which read “Don’t widen 270 & 495,” and even a person in a dinosaur costume, gathered at a meeting presented by Maryland transportation officials.
In 2017, there were 557 traffic-related deaths, according to information from the Maryland Department of Transportation. That’s up 7 percent over the previous year. The number of deaths has been on the rise since 2014.
Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered his transportation secretary to seek a new contract for a multimillion highway expansion because a $68.5 million deal that was supposed to go before a board this week “lacked the clarity needed to ensure full faith in this process.”
The Northeast MAGLEV CEO said if the project continues to move forward as planned and the state gives the green light to a route, construction could begin in late 2020.
Hundreds of transportation and construction industry professionals gather at the BWI Airport Marriott on Wednesday hoping to land a spot working on a massive project to ease traffic congestion in Maryland.
Maryland’s Secretary of Transportation Pete Rahn went in front of Montgomery County leaders to lay out a $9 billion project that aims to ease congestion on Interstate 270, the Beltway and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.
Maryland’s secretary for transportation said that a traffic graphic that resembled the shape of swastika has been removed from the department’s website and that its use was an oversight.
Transportation pioneer Elon Musk has been granted permission to dig tunnels in Maryland for his high-speed Hyperloop project, which will allegedly transport passengers from D.C. to New York City in 29 minutes.
In a letter to the Maryland Transportation Secretary, Montgomery County leaders have expressed concern regarding a lack of communication regarding an ambitious project to ease congestion.
Under a recently launched program in Maryland, transportation officials are testing out new technology that could allow you to quickly access your driver’s license on your smartphone.
Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan’s priorities include building a new American Legion Bridge, and a magnetic levitation train between D.C. and Baltimore, but do not include Metro.
Maryland is printing out thousands of stickers featuring Officer Noah Leotta’s face with the words “Noah’s Law” and attaching them to every interlock device mandated by the law that bears his name.
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