After presiding over the opening of the long-delayed Inter-County Connector and guiding the state into a lauded public-private partnership deal with Ports America Chesapeake, which runs day-to-day operations at the Seagirt Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore, state transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley is stepping down on July 1, The Daily Record and others reported.
Patch.com reported that former Baltimore County Executive Jim Smith could be in the running to be a transportation secretary in the future.
Here’s a few other headlines around the state:
- MarylandReporter.com reports that Maryland Transportation Authority employees are attempting to unionize.
- The Herald-Mail reports that Hagerstown and Washington County officials will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss funding options for a $30 million multipurpose stadium, where the Hagerstown Suns would play.
- The Washington Post reports that a $112 million transit hub in Silver Spring is costing more and taking longer to complete than planned.