Maryland’s traffic congestion creates some of the nation’s worst commuting headaches.
Although congestion is worse in the densely populated parts of the state next to the nation’s capital and around Baltimore, long commutes are not limited to those areas. Now, state officials are making key decisions. A new Republican governor and the Democratic-controlled Legislature have been contending over tolls, taxes and infrastructure priorities.
Here’s a look at congestion problems and actions taken to address them:
Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, the state’s largest jurisdictions next to the...