Maryland

Yesterday
The $135 million BaltimoreLink bus system redesign launched in June 2017.
Baltimore Sun
2 days ago
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
2 days ago
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
4 days ago
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
May 31, 2018, 7am PDT
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation set up a website to explain the new rules of the multi-modal road.
Montgomery County Department of Transportation
May 30, 2018, 10am PDT
The sprawling, asphalt communities of U.S. cities, built as a result of mid-20th century planning, will meet terrible consequences during the extreme weather events of climate change.
Slate
May 11, 2018, 10am PDT
While popular and common in other countries, the "Barnes Dance" crosswalk is sill catching on in the United States. Montgomery County, Maryland is the latest to test out the "All Direction" crosswalk.
Montgomery County Government
May 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington's "Metro Reasons" column analyses the latest ridership data from the D.C. Metro system. Riders have not returned to the system after the SafeTrack repair program concluded in 2017.
Greater Greater Washington
May 1, 2018, 8am PDT
The city of Baltimore is ready to make a concerted effort in planning for multiple modes of transportation and all users of the public realm.
The Baltimore Sun
April 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Low-income residents have scattered to the periphery, where social services are less accessible.
The Washington Post
April 7, 2018, 5am PDT
Toll road projects using a public-private partnership often have non-compete clauses that protect the private partner if nearby projects impact profits. Maryland wants to exempt transit from those clauses.
Greater Greater Washington
March 22, 2018, 10am PDT
Salvation Army grocery stores opening across the United States will provide lower income families with better access to healthy foods.
Modern Cities
March 13, 2018, 6am PDT
In some respects, D.C. Metro has been the poster child for dysfunctional transit systems in recent years, but the states of Virginia and Maryland are close to ensuring a new source of funding that could help stabilize the transit agency.
The Washington Post
March 2, 2018, 11am PST
Good IT is critical to good customer service, as anyone who has ever worked a counter in knows.
Smart Cities Plan
February 21, 2018, 11am PST
One of the biggest obstacles to retrofitting suburbia with more walkable environments is passionate local opposition to change.
Greater Greater Washington
February 20, 2018, 10am PST
Lyft has entered into a partnership with Baltimore Bike Share, on the heels of Uber's entrance into the San Francisco bike-share market.
Modern Cities
February 13, 2018, 8am PST
Emergency repairs will shut down Metro SubwayLink for a month, adding the system to an ignominious list of transit closures that includes SafeTrak in Washington, D.C. and the L Train in New York City.
The Baltimore Sun
January 30, 2018, 5am PST
Exploring the surprising origins of the American suburbs.
Building Suburban Power
January 18, 2018, 12pm PST
To get a handle on drivers whizzing through its main road, the small town of Betterton, Maryland installed a "smart" radar speed sign. The data it collected helped the local sheriff's department improve traffic enforcement.
Governing
January 11, 2018, 1pm PST
Baltimore schools are the oldest in Maryland, and they need massive improvements to their heating and cooling systems. Management hasn't been up to the task of undertaking the repairs.
City Lab