South Carroll residents and others who travel Md. 32 in the Freedom area regularly and want to see the road improved should plan to stop by a public workshop being held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, June 9, by the State Highway Administration at the Sykesville-Freedom District fire company's Legacy Hall.
Widening northbound US 29 to three main lanes, dualizing Route 32 and improving the intersection at Kit Kat Road ranked high among Kittleman's top for state funding this year, according to a letter the administration plans to send to the state.
Maryland highway deaths rose by 17.5 percent to 520 last year, including 22 in Harford County, prompting state transportation officials and police agencies to voice their concerns and pledge to lower the totals.
Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration has announced that motorists should plan for additional travel time while a portion of Md. 144 (Main Street) in New Market is closed this weekend.
As Amtrak trains whisk passengers hundreds of miles along the East Coast between Boston and Washington, they're forced to slow down at four major pinch points in Maryland, where ancient railroad infrastructure can't accommodate the high speeds of modern train technology. But paying for the projects remains a huge question.
The Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration will resurface more than one-mile of Route 1 beginning Monday evening between Assateague Drive, just south of MD 175, and Gatewood Drive in Jessup.
Nearly eight months after the Laurel City Council began the "Save Our Stop" movement to keep Laurel's historic train station operating as a MARC stop, the city has gained an ally in Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, who has voiced the department's support of "double stops" in Laurel.
When the General Assembly opens its 2016 session today, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will be seeking state funding for everything from school construction to transportation projects and road work. But one thing Kamenetz won't be seeking is state funding for a planned Towson circulator bus program that is popular with the County Council and business groups.
Laurel state Sen. Jim Rosapepe, of the 21st District Delegation, announced Thursday that he will be answering community questions and concerns from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 9 at the Safeway grocery store on Route 1 in Laurel.
Laurel City Council members have added new muscle in their fight against the proposed closure of Main Street's historic MARC train station: the support of Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III.
Six unions representing workers at BWI Marshall Airport on Wednesday asked legislative leaders to investigate the hiring of the airport's new executive director, whose previous tenure in Cleveland has come under fire from safety officials.
Pete Rahn, Maryland's secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation, didn't bring great news when he spoke to the county board of commissioners last week. But it shouldn't have been a big surprise. It was basically the same news the state has offered Carroll County for the last decade – no significant state money for road improvements. And while we share that disappointment, we are somewhat encouraged by Rahn's promise for the state to take a closer look at the concerns about
A contractor working for the Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration has begun repairs to the Route 7 bridge over the Little Gunpowder Falls at the Baltimore/Harford county line in Bradshaw.
An ambitious venture to build a high-speed rail line between Washington and Baltimore – based on an advanced technology that has received rave reviews from Gov. Larry Hogan – will open a new headquarters Monday in downtown Baltimore.
Despite minimal updates on the Laurel City Council's "Save Our Stop" effort at Thursday's town hall meeting, City Council President Ed Ricks believes the proposed Hawthorne Place development less than a mile away will give the city a fair hand to keep their historic MARC train station in its place.
Just behind the parking garages at the Owings Mills metro station, officials say development of a dense and walkable downtown is starting to take off — validating the idea of the transit oriented development that was first proposed there 15 years ago.