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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • SHA to close West Friendship Road July 12

    The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration will close West Friendship Road between Forsythe Road and Md. 32 for five days beginning July 12 at 8 p.m. The road closure is part of the Md. 32 (Patuxent Freeway) improvements...
  • State officials join effort to save Laurel train station

    State officials are joining hands with Laurel residents and city officials as they protest the potential closure of the Laurel MARC train station following the Maryland Department of Transportation's discussions with developers of Laurel Park Station, who...
  • Bad idea to shift MARC service and mothball train station [Editorial]

    It's not broken and doesn't need fixing. It's an economic anchor on Main Street for the city of Laurel. It is convenient for pedestrians and attracts hundreds of daily MARC commuters. It's a 184-year-old historic landmark and a source of civic pride....
  • City leaders seek path to reverse Hogan Red Line call

    City leaders seek path to reverse Hogan Red Line call
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore lawmakers and other city leaders vowed Monday to find a way to revive the $2.9 billion Red Line that has been flatly rejected by Gov. Larry Hogan. After a closed-door meeting that included business...
  • Hogan announces millions in county construction funding

    Hogan announces millions in county construction funding
    Gov. Larry Hogan announced $145 million in road construction money that will flow into priority projects in Anne Arundel County. The governor laid out plans for the money in a Thursday news conference, his first public appearance since he announced...
  • In West Baltimore, frustration over Red Line's demise

    In West Baltimore, frustration over Red Line's demise
    At the Edmondson Village Shopping Center on Friday, folks weren't happy. For at least a decade, residents had heard that the light rail project known as the Red Line was going to help revitalize the area, which is marked with potholes and dilapidated...
  • With Red Line canceled, $288 million may be gone

    With Red Line canceled, $288 million may be gone
    With Gov. Larry Hogan's decision to pull the plug on Baltimore's Red Line, $288 million appears to be down the drain. That's how much the Maryland Transit Administration has spent over a dozen years on planning, design, engineering and land...
  • City officials push back against proposal to move Laurel's train stop

    City council members and residents have expressed concern with the Maryland Department of Transportation's consideration of closing the stop at the city's historic station and, at the request of Laurel Park's owners, creating a commuter train stop...
  • Fort Meade: Leaders recommit to Community Covenant

    Fort Meade: Leaders recommit to Community Covenant
    Recognizing two former garrison commanders in attendance -- Col. Kenneth O. McCreedy and Col. Edward C. Rothstein -- Rep. John P. Sarbanes cracked up the audience at the 2015 Community Covenant Signing by jokingly invoking the most famous lyric from the...
  • Maryland officials want Confederate flag off license plates

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a day after he announced he is battling an aggressive cancer, said through a spokeswoman Tuesday that he is against the use of the Confederate flag on license plates. Last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding Texas' right...
  • Protesters, elected officials rally in support of keeping Laurel's train stop

    Protesters, elected officials rally in support of keeping Laurel's train stop
    Led by Laurel City Council President Ed Ricks, dozens of residents gathered in the parking lot of the Laurel MARC train station Wednesday morning, chanting "save our stop" in unison and hoisting signs to protest the Maryland Department of Transportation...