Transportation

Gov. Martin O'Malley announced several new transportation projects for Prince George's County at the Branch Avenue Metro station in Suitland, Md. (Photo credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

O’Malley Announces Transportation Plans for Prince George’s County

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $650 million in transportation projects in Prince George’s County.

07/08/2013

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O’Malley Swears in Transportation Secretary

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.

07/02/2013

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Virginia Identifies Public-Private Transportation Candidates

Virginia has identified 10 transportation projects that are candidates for public-private partnerships.

07/01/2013

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Sweeping New Transportation Law Hits Va. Streets Monday

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.

06/29/2013

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Section of I-66 in Fairfax Used in Project

A section of Interstate 66 in Fairfax County is being used in a research project on traffic.

06/06/2013

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Gas Prices Going Down in Va., Up in Md., DC

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.

06/02/2013

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McDonnell Signs Virginia’s Transportation Bill

Gov. Bob McDonnell has scheduled a ceremonial signing for a signature legislative triumph.

05/13/2013

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Obama To Tap Charlotte Mayor To Run Transportation

President Barack Obama is nominating Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx, a rising star in Democratic politics, to run the Transportation Department, a White House official said.

04/29/2013

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Street Car Forum Sparks Debate in Arlington

About 350 people turned out in Arlington for what became a noisy forum on a proposed street car line.

03/29/2013

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Md. House Takes Up Transportation Funding Bill

The Maryland House of Delegates gathered for an evening session Wednesday to take up a transportation funding measure that supporters say is badly needed, but opponents deride as a terrible burden on Maryland drivers.

03/20/2013

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