Traffic congestion relief is on the way for Marylanders who live in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region following a Wednesday afternoon vote by the Board of Public Works to move forward with a $54 million contract to begin pre-development work on an ambitious Capitol Beltway expansion plan.Read More
Former MDOT/SHA employee says he was fired for refusing to remove his mask for an alcohol screening test
Imagine being fired from a state job you held for more than two decades because you refused to take off your mask for a routine alcohol and drug screening test at an indoor out-of-state facility as the Delta variant is spreading rapidly both nationally and in certain parts of Maryland.Read More
Traffic congestion estimates in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. metropolitan area are stable despite the region’s rapid population growth, the acting secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation told a panel of state lawmakers on Tuesday.Read More
Baltimore-area elected officials disappointed, frustrated with Hogan administration plan to make city buses run better in place of yanked Red Line while some had hoped for modern fix; CDC urges middle, high schools to start school later; insurance commish Redmer completes summer of town hall meetings, says he got an earful on insurance problems; Havre de Grace native now a marijuana entrepreneur in Colorado, considers Maryland for expansion; new state gaming chief says casino revenues solid, growing for a while a least; Arundel County considers tax district around casino, asks Stadium Authority for help; and Baltimore youth jobs program may be unsustainable.Read More
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