Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

Virginia General Assembly
Baltimore drivers lose $1,800 a year to bad roads and congestion, report says
Baltimore drivers lose $1,800 a year to bad roads and congestion, report says

Bad roads and congestion cost Baltimore-area drivers nearly $1,800 a year in lost time, vehicle repairs and wasted gas, according to a study released Thursday by TRIP, a national transportation industry group. The report says two-thirds of the region's major roads are in poor or mediocre condition while the remaining third are in fair or good condition. A quarter of the major bridges in the state show significant deterioration or do not meet modern design standards. TRIP obtained the information from the Maryland Department of Transportation. Drivers appeared to fare slightly better than in 2011, the last time the review was conducted. Then, the typical Baltimore motorist was losing...

Loading