Maryland

Yesterday
In one of her first major decisions, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao deferred a decision on a critical $647 million federal grant to electrify the 51-mile San Francisco to San Jose Caltrain line, which would also be used by high-speed rail.
SF Gate
February 6, 2017, 7am PST
A local politician resorted to holding a bake sale to help fund free bus service for students.
The Baltimore Sun
February 5, 2017, 5am PST
The infamous cancellation of the Red Line, a decision made by Gov. Larry Hogan shortly after he took office, is a high-profile example of how the state's transportation decisions are short-changing people of color.
Streetsblog USA
February 1, 2017, 12pm PST
Maglev high-speed rail, financed (partially) by Japan, is still under consideration for the stretch between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. It would take a princely sum to build.
Greater Greater Washington
December 28, 2016, 7am PST
Montgomery County, Maryland is pursuing significant changes for Downtown Bethesda. The proof is in the draft Bethesda Downtown Plan—a long-range land use plan that would allow a new approach to density.
The Washington Post
December 22, 2016, 5am PST
Bus routes for three systems and eventually a rail stop on the WMATA Purple Line will use the new Takoma Langley Crossroads Transit Center, located north of Washington, D.C.
The Washington Post
December 16, 2016, 11am PST
A tough decision that has been on the table since the summer has now been made official by the WMATA's board of directors.
The Washington Post
December 16, 2016, 8am PST
Already, the Ghost Ship tragedy is being used as a justification for code enforcement crackdowns that will likely further gentrification. But how can we combat gentrification and displacement and improve safety at the same time?
Shelterforce/Rooflines
December 13, 2016, 9am PST
Baltimore's still-new bike share system is off to a strong start, running 40 percent of its fleet on small electric motors.
Greater Greater Washington
December 11, 2016, 11am PST
Uber and D.C. Metro are partnering in new ways as the transit agency deals with fallout from its SafeTrack repair program.
WAMU
December 3, 2016, 7am PST
A novel initiative called Maryland SmartBuy aims to help those with student loan debt buy homes.
The Washington Post
November 23, 2016, 7am PST
Changes in state law that rolls back regulations on septic systems could spark more residential sprawl in Maryland's rural areas.
MyEasternShoreMD
November 21, 2016, 2pm PST
The SafeTrack repair program has shut down Metrorail lines for much of 2016—and the price for the repairs to the system keep going up.
The Washington Post
November 21, 2016, 8am PST
The Montgomery County Planning Department is making the case for more housing to meet the growing number of jobs in the county.
Greater Greater Washington
November 17, 2016, 8am PST
First came the demise of the $2.9 billion Red Line light rail project, then came the $138 million BaltimoreLink bus system project. Now a coalition of union and political interests are pushing for a "People's Alternative."
The Baltimore Sun
November 16, 2016, 5am PST
The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) recently launched a new campaign to combat sexual harassment and assault—especially toward some of the most marginalized members of the community.
Greater Greater Washington
November 10, 2016, 8am PST
Subdivision Staging Policy stirs passion and, some hope, progress in the Washington, D.C. suburbs of Montgomery County.
The Washington Post
November 5, 2016, 7am PDT
The Washington Post opines that the best way to end Metro's 'death spiral' is to have the federal government take it over, similar to the way it intervened in the district's fiscal meltdown in the 1990s or Puerto Rico's debt crisis this summer.
The Washington Post - Editorial
November 2, 2016, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington raves about the new section of the Anacostia River Bike Trail, calling it arguably the most beautiful bike trail in the region.
Greater Greater Washington
November 2, 2016, 5am PDT
It took six years and two returns from the dead, but Baltimore now has its own bike share system.
Baltimore Brew