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Hogan's new transportation chief pledges open mind on rail lines
Hogan's new transportation chief pledges open mind on rail lines

Maryland's new transportation chief promised senators Wednesday that he will keep an open mind as he considers whether the state should go ahead with two major light rail projects, including Baltimore's Red Line. Pete Rahn, Gov. Larry Hogan's nominee for transportation secretary, said he will base his recommendation to the governor on a thorough review of the pros and cons of moving forward with that project and the Washington area's Purple Line. He said he won't be guided by Hogan's campaign promises to block construction. "The governor has asked me to keep an open mind and make a recommendation to him," Rahn said. He added that he hopes to give...

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