Transportation News

New MTA head named, state highway chief resigns amid transportation shift

State Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn is expected to name Paul Comfort as the new head of the Maryland Transit Administration on Friday, a day after the resignation of the head of the State Highway Administration.

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Share your story on film! Help improve transportation options! Earn $175!

The Baltimore Metropolitan Council is producing a short video about improving mass transportation in Baltimore City.

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MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future

The Maryland Transit Administration's signature effort to improve its troubled Baltimore-area bus system — already delayed for nearly a year — faces an uncertain future because of new skepticism from the administration of...

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Labor Secrtary Perez promotes Red Line, high speed rail

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said plans for a new light rail line in Baltimore should move forward during a visit to the city Monday to promote the Obama administration's economic agenda.

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A Hogan decision to kill Red Line or Purple Line would be highly unusual

A decision by Gov. Larry Hogan to scuttle either the Red Line or the Purple Line, the long-planned light rail projects in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs, would be highly unusual because it would involve turning down...

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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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