Transportation News

Port Covington faces longs odds and local competition as it vies for federal funds

The U.S. Department of Transportation soon will decide the fate of a $76.1 million request for federal funding in Port Covington, where the state wants to widen Interstate 95 ramps and make other changes in anticipation of...

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New BaltimoreLink bus routes in effect; Red Line advocates skeptical of transit improvement plan

New bus routes launched Monday morning were designed to better connect commuters in suburbs to other suburbs while cutting down on travel time. It's the first new service offered as part of BaltimoreLink, a transit...

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Hogan vetoes transportation scoring bill

Gov. Larry Hogan swiftly vetoed a transportation scoring bill he labeled “the worst kind of policy” Friday morning, ensuring a veto override fight in the legislature.

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Transportation proposal headed for late session veto fight

A protracted debate in the Maryland Senate Wednesday offered a glimpse into a fight that will escalate in Annapolis over the next week — one that's far more about political power and hurt feelings than it is about policy.

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The Third Rail

In Baltimore, public investment — and disinvestment — in transportation have figured greatly in the persistence of racial and economic inequality.

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Document suggests Hogan administration would back transportation project rankings

ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers and transportation advocates say they are confused by a Maryland Department of Transportation document that appears to signal an interest in creating a scoring system for statewide projects just weeks...

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