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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Forget maglev, fix the roads

    Forget maglev, fix the roads
    Concerning The Sun's editorial on Gov. Larry Hogan's interest in maglev ("Hogan goes for a ride," June 7), I suggest that Governor Hogan forget about wasting taxpayer money on maglev, the Red and Purple light rail lines and any other color transit line...
  • B&P Tunnel replacement new focus of Baltimore's push for double-stacked trains

    B&P Tunnel replacement new focus of Baltimore's push for double-stacked trains
    Nearly 20 years ago, Gov. Parris N. Glendening had lunch with the chief executive of CSX to pitch the railroad chief on investing $40 million to expand the Howard Street Tunnel and another one in Harper's Ferry, W.Va., to make the port of Baltimore more...
  • Letters: Forest laws; Leopold responds; School funding

    Letters: Forest laws; Leopold responds; School funding
    Forest laws Rob Savidge's guest column (The Capital, June 2) would have it that forest laws stand in a vacuum, and that there is, therefore, a simple choice facing the city government pertaining to the preservation of forest lands at the controversial...
  • Headlights required 24 hours for section of beach traffic

    Headlights required 24 hours for section of beach traffic
    Beach-goers, keep those headlights on, even when the sun is shining. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration is requiring 24-hour headlight use for all vehicles. And not just for the summer months. The new rule goes...
  • Announcements: Mother's Day at the library, BWI Business Professionals, Harwood Civic Association, HALOS support group, Annapolis Chapter of the Maryland Society of Professional Engineers, SERC open house and more

    Mother's Day at the library Anne Arundel County Public Library will celebrate Mother's Day with stories and crafts May 7 and 9 at several branches. Kids can make something for their mom, grandmother or someone special during these events. •...
  • Expanding the transportation conversation

    Transportation is a hot button issue in Baltimore City these days. In fact, it's red hot. At a recent community meeting, residents unloaded on the Maryland Department of Transportation over a proposed plan to restrict parking on the south side of...
  • New MTA head named, state highway chief resigns amid transportation shift

    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. The resignation Thursday of SHA...
  • State Highway administrator resigns in second major transportation departure this week

    State Highway administrator resigns in second major transportation departure this week
    Melinda B. Peters, the head of the Maryland State Highway Administration, resigned on Thursday to spend more time with her family, she said. Peters is the second agency head under the Maryland Department of Transportation to depart in a week, after...
  • Robert Smith out as MTA administrator for second time as Hogan officials consider future

    Robert Smith out as MTA administrator for second time as Hogan officials consider future
    For the second time under a Republican governor, Robert L. Smith is out of the top job at the Maryland Transit Administration. Smith's last day at the agency was Friday, he and a Maryland Department of Transportation spokeswoman confirmed. "It's deja...
  • Biking advocates bemoan slow pace of promised safety improvements

    Biking advocates bemoan slow pace of promised safety improvements
    As the number of bicyclists has risen in Baltimore and across the nation in the last decade, city planners and other government officials have responded with a broad range of initiatives. They've set aside millions of dollars for designated bike lanes....
  • MTA ridership drops as fare increase looms

    MTA ridership drops as fare increase looms
    Fewer commuters in Maryland chose public buses and trains last fiscal year than in each of the three years prior, adding pressure to an already beleaguered Maryland Transit Administration just as it prepares to saddle frustrated riders with a fare...