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.
Railroads that haul volatile crude shipments have reached an agreement with U.S. transportation officials to adopt wide-ranging, voluntary safety measures after a string of explosive and deadly accidents.
As District commuters await the first revenue operation of the H Street streetcar line, city planners have their eye on an even bigger 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.
Virginia has identified 10 transportation projects that are candidates for public-private partnerships.
A sweeping new transportation funding law takes effect in Virginia on Monday, bringing change to how gas, electric and hybrid cars are taxed, and putting a punctuation on texting while driving.
A section of Interstate 66 in Fairfax County is being used in a research project on traffic.
As it stands, gasoline in the District costs about 10 cents more than the national average. Gas in Maryland and Virginia, meanwhile, costs 15 and 26 cents less than the national average, respectively.