Marylanders drove their vehicles 4% fewer miles from 2005 to 2011, mirroring a general driving decline across the country, according to a report released Thursday by the Maryland PIRG Foundation. From the data, PIRG drew the conclusion that less money should be spent on roads and more on mass transit.Read More
Maryland collects more data on various aspects of transportation than most other states, ensuring that taxpayers can get the biggest bang for their bucks, according to a new study from the Pew Center on the States and the Rockefeller Foundation. Maryland is one of 13 states that the study found is “leading the way” in collecting information on six important indicators dealing with transportation: safety, jobs and commerce, mobility, access, environmental stewardship, and infrastructure preservation.Read More
Public hearings about toll increases on several of Maryland’s tolled roads and bridges will start in the next few months, Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley told a Senate budget subcommittee on Thursday.Read More
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