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Hogan believes in the divine right of highways

Hogan believes in the divine right of highways

It took me several days to recover from reading about the answers Transportation Secretary Peter Rahn had for legislators questioning where the money went that was saved by canceling all funding for the Red Line ("Rahn says no new money for Baltimore transit," July 21). Several observations are in order: First it is remarkable the ease and lack of transparency in which all of these saved funds have already been spent to gold plate the highways of rural Maryland. No Augean labors, matching funds, community meetings or environmental impact statements are required while it took a decade to plan an extension to the light rail. The Hogan administration believes in the Divine Right...

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