Maryland has been feeling a transportation funding crunch in recent years at the federal, state and local government levels. Federal highway funding has dropped, just as it has in many other states. Maryland’s own budget pressures also have drained money away from transportation.
The Maryland Senate has voted to raise the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph on state highways.
A growing problem on Maryland’s interstates. Dozens of people hit and killed while walking in the roadway.
Governor Martin O’Malley thanks crews for their hard work during this latest winter storm.
There are still dangerous elements left over from the storm that hit our region this week. But many of us may not realize what those dangers are.
Maryland got a second round of snowy weather on Tuesday, keeping road crews busy.
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.
Fixing highways and bridges to improve traffic is a top goal of Maryland lawmakers, but where will that money come from? Some lawmakers want you to pay more at the pump.
Those that count on the snow to pad their paychecks are disappointed with this winter.
Road conditions may get worse as temperatures drop below freezing.
With a light snow expected in far Western Maryland Thursday, the time is right for the state to show us its newest weapons to battle this winter’s weather.
Drivers now taxed 23.5 cents a gallon could see that raised between five and 10 cents a gallon. Tacking the 6 percent state sales tax to the wholesale price is another option.