A trail group in Bethesda, Maryland, is suing the U.S. Transportation Department, alleging a planned light-rail route through some Washington suburbs would harm two rare, shrimplike creatures.
A measure before Maryland lawmakers would require companies involved in transporting victims to concentration camps during World War II to pay reparations in order to bid for public-private partnership projects in the state.
Maryland’s Purple Line project, which Pres. Barack Obama recommended giving a $100 million grant in his proposed budget this week, will force changes on the University of Maryland, College Park’s iconic entrance from Route 1.
Maryland officials say initial federal funding for two light rail projects puts the state in a strong position to build the major projects in the Washington suburbs and the Baltimore metropolitan area.
It seems like the Purple Line meets a new obstacle every day, but the smallest may prove to be among the most challenging.
Plans for a light rail line to ease traffic congestion around the nation’s capital moved forward Wednesday.
A Maryland Senate committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Purple Line project.
Gov. Martin O’Malley on Monday announced a transportation package of nearly $650 million for Montgomery County.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $650 million in transportation projects in Prince George’s County.
Maryland’s incoming transportation secretary says he’s confident in the prospects of building the Purple Line in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, now that the state has new revenue to help pay for the light rail project.