Transportation News

States scramble as federal highway funding erodes

As drivers travel aging roads and crumbling bridges, federal highway funding is failing to keep pace with inflation in nearly every state — and some such as Maryland are suffering a sharper decline than others, according to...

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Report: Hogan's gas tax relief would threaten billions inn transit projects

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s bill to cancel upcoming gas-tax increases would sap nearly $3 billion from planned road and transit projects over the coming six years, according to a draft document from the state Department of...

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Red Line's Return on Investment

In his first State of the State Address, Gov. Larry Hogan told legislators that every decision he makes will be guided by a “simple test.” Will his actions “make it easier for families and small business to stay in...

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MTA launches real-time bus tracking system

The Maryland Transit Administration launches Monday a much-anticipated bus tracking system for local routes in Baltimore and its surrounding suburbs, putting real-time bus arrival information at users' fingertips for the...

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Rawlings-Blake: No Red Line Plan B

If the proposed 14.1 mile Red Line light rail connecting East Baltimore and western Baltimore County isn’t approved there is no backup plan to address the city’s mass transit needs, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said today.

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Don't kill the jobs line

The future of two proposed light rail systems in Maryland rest largely in the hands of Gov.-elect Larry Hogan who has expressed skepticism about both.

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