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Md. officials pretreating roads in advance of expected snow (access required)

WASHINGTON — Officials in Maryland are pre-treating roads in advance of expected snowfall. The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration said in a statement that central Maryland is expected to see snow Thursday night into early Friday. The State ...

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Md. officials want to test driverless cars on Interstate 95 (access required)

HANOVER — Driverless cars could be coming to Interstate 95 if Maryland transportation officials have their way. The Maryland Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that it has asked the federal Transportation Department to use the I-95 corridor to test autonomous ...

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Signing event for $900M in Purple Line funds postponed indefinitely (access required)

WASHINGTON — Officials have postponed a signing event that would have locked in $900 million in federal funding to build the light-rail Purple Line in Maryland. Citing an email Thursday from the Maryland Department of Transportation, the Washington Post reports ...

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Md. governor to outline Zika prevention efforts (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to outline Zika virus prevention and awareness efforts in Maryland. Matt Clark, a spokesman for the governor, says Hogan plans to talk on Friday afternoon about various initiatives in state agencies, including the ...

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Document suggests Hogan administration would back transportation project rankings (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers and transportation advocates say they are confused by a Maryland Department of Transportation document that appears to signal an interest in creating a scoring system for statewide projects just weeks after the Hogan administration opposed legislation that ...

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Elected officials continue criticism of Red Line decision (access required)

Baltimore area elected officials walked out of a meeting about the future of transportation in Baltimore not feeling very optimistic. U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and others met at Maryland Department of Transportation’s headquarters in ...

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