| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Backed by an affirming legislative session and soon to be flush with transportation money, state officials went to Washington on Monday to assure the administration that Maryland has both the means and the will to build two light rail systems.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:45 PM
What a sad time for Marylanders. They are going to be subjected to a regressive gas tax that will have an automatic tax accelerator tied to the Consumer Price Index ("Md. Senate approves increase in gas tax," March 30). It is unfair to the gas station...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A comprehensive transportation investment plan proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley has the support of one local state senator.
Sen. Jim Rosapepe, a College Park Democrat, said it is "extremely important" for Maryland to increase its investment in...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Taxpayers in Maryland must pay to the MOB — Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov. Martin O'Malley and House Speaker Michael E. Busch. Their expertise is the legal extortion of the state's taxpayers. Since Governor O'Malley took office,...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:03 AM
When it comes to higher gas taxes, most Maryland businesses agree on one thing: They want a guarantee that the money designated for highway revenues will go to roads and bridges. But when the rubber met the road in the Maryland House of Delegates, some...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
With three weeks left in the General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders have begun the painstaking process of rounding up the votes to raise taxes on gasoline — a move so unpopular it hasn't been done here since 1992....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Even though there's no promise of construction money, the state is pushing ahead to draft blueprints for Baltimore's $2.2 billion Red Line light rail project.
The Maryland Transit Authority has asked a regional transportation panel to approve $55.6...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:45 AM
With the stunning end to Maryland's General Assembly, many have opined of the need to raise the gas tax in the anticipated special session ("Baltimore gets stranded," April 17). Supporters state that the "business community" overwhelmingly favors such...
| May 21, 2012
Gov. Martin O'Malley has long promised that Baltimore and the Washington suburbs would each get a new light-rail line and that the Red Line and its Purple counterpart outside D.C. could be built at the same time.
But state financial documents recently...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:31 AM
After 35 years in state and local government, Beverley Swaim-Staley announced in April that she would step down as Maryland's secretary of transportation, effective July 1.
Appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in September 2009, Swaim-Staley was the first...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 11:53 AM
Westside subway project gets key certification from federal transportation authorities. It's a prerequisite for federal funding for design and construction....
| May 31, 2012
| 7:32 AM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Beverly Hills school officials have filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. It's the latest move in a long fight over a planned subway under Beverly Hills.
The lawsuit, filed under state...