Maryland

4 days ago
Montgomery County officials are concerned about the details of a massive $9 billion public-private partnership that would widen three highways in Maryland with the support of Governor Larry Hogan.
Bethesda Magazine
6 days ago
Parts of Montgomery County, Maryland have declared a moratorium on new homes because schools are overcrowded.
Greater Greater Washington
Feature
September 6, 2018, 6am PDT
It's not impossible to reshape the suburbs to be more walkable, but it does require careful planning and design.
Jason Beske, David Dixon
September 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
A roundtable discussion tackles the question about how to make those first steps toward more involvement with planning in the local community.
Greater Greater Washington
August 25, 2018, 9am PDT
Dockless electric scooters and bikes are welcome on the streets of Baltimore, as long as they follow a few rules. In related news, the municipal bike share system Baltimore Bike Share has ceased operations.
The Baltimore Sun
August 22, 2018, 10am PDT
Opposition to construction of rail transit based on concerns about crime is a familiar story to transit planners. Calling for existing transit stops to close is a little less familiar.
The Guardian
August 15, 2018, 5am PDT
A cross-jurisdictional trail map is harder to find than one might expect. Not so anymore in the Washington, D.C. region.
Greater Greater Washington
August 12, 2018, 7am PDT
The WMATA's Quality Assurance, Internal Compliance & Oversight office delivered bad news to the beleaguered transit service.
WTOP
August 8, 2018, 8am PDT
A series of new investments in the civic realm aren’t enough—some in Wheaton, Maryland want the community to catch up with its neighbors in providing a walkable town center.
Bethesda Magazine
August 5, 2018, 5am PDT
On Thursday, the U.S. DOT and U.S. EPA announced one of the Trump administration's most consequential rollbacks of environmental and efficiency regulations that will have a detrimental effect on climate change, air pollution, and oil consumption.
The Washington Post
August 2, 2018, 9am PDT
New rules will require more affordable housing in affluent areas, but also allow more exceptions.
Bethesda Magazine
July 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
A New York federal district court rules on a climate change lawsuit like its West Coast counterpart did last month: Don't hold oil companies accountable for climate change and sea level rise. Baltimore and Rhode Island file climate change lawsuits.
Inside Climate News
July 17, 2018, 12pm PDT
A parking experiment will continue at transit stations in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) system.
WTOP
July 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
Who knew green infrastructure was such a divisive topic?
Greater Greater Washington
July 2, 2018, 10am PDT
In a new report, U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group describe nine costly highway projects amounting to $30 billion in their fourth annual "Highway Boondoggles" report. All share the theme of induced travel demand.
Frontier Group
June 24, 2018, 9am PDT
A local writer compares the plan to expand I-270 and the Capital Beltway to an earlier era of transportation planning.
Greater Greater Washington
June 21, 2018, 6am PDT
The $135 million BaltimoreLink bus system redesign launched in June 2017.
Baltimore Sun
June 20, 2018, 7am PDT
New regulation staking effect in July will require Montgomery County, Maryland residents to apply for license if they want to rent property on sites like Airbnb, HomeAway, and more.
WTOP
June 19, 2018, 11am PDT
A $210 million project to add a single, 7-mile express toll lane on Interstate 95 north of Baltimore was just expanded to two lanes for 10 miles. Financing will rely on toll revenue. Unlike HOT lanes, every motorist will pay to use the lanes.
The Baltimore Sun
June 17, 2018, 11am PDT
Scientists say the Chesapeake Bay hasn't been this healthy in more than three decades. It's a testament to federal environmental regulations.
The Washington Post