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Oct 12, 2022

Demolition of historic Nice Bridge in southern Md. may proceed after judge’s ruling

The demolition of the historic Harry W. Nice Bridge may proceed as planned, dashing the hopes of advocacy groups who wanted to save it for use as a bicycle and pedestrian path.

Sep 29, 2022

Groups seek to halt Nice Bridge demolition, preserve bike/pedestrian path

The lawsuit claims the Maryland Transportation Authority conducted a bait and switch.

Feb 18, 2020

Hogan appoints new state police superintendent for Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Woodrow “Jerry” Jones to be the superintendent of the Maryland State Police on Tuesday.

Sep 19, 2019

Motorists should expect Bay Bridge delays for deck rehab

Maryland motorists are being told to expect major delays on the Bay Bridge beginning next week as a deck rehabilitation project gets underway.

Sep 16, 2019

Hogan to lead economic development trip to Australia

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to lead an infrastructure and economic development mission to Australia.

Jun 13, 2019

US DOT to grant Md. port railroad $1.2M to replace switches

A state-owned switching railroad that serves the Port of Baltimore is the recipient of a federal grant announced Wednesday.

Aug 23, 2018

Officer suspended for taking gun on plane without permission

A Maryland Transportation Authority police officer has been suspended after he allegedly took a gun onto an airplane without authorization.

Jul 24, 2017

State says schedule for study of third bridge span on track

ANNAPOLIS— Maryland officials are clarifying that a study on building and paying for a third span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is on schedule. The Daily Times reports the Maryland Transportation Authority is conducting a $5 million study on paying for the crossing and its location. The newspaper noted that MDTA community outreach manager Tim Cooke […]

Oct 9, 2015

Md. toll scofflaws offered amnesty

If you’re the owner of one of the nearly 165,000 vehicles with unpaid tolls in Maryland, the state has a deal for you. Starting next week, the Maryland Transportation Authority will offer an amnesty program to toll scofflaws allowing them to pay the base toll and avoid the $50 per transaction penalty. “Before we begin […]

Aug 27, 2015

New leaders appointed at Md. transportation agencies

The Hogan administration today announced new leaders have been appointed to run the Maryland Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). The MDTA board this morning voted to appoint Milton Chaffee as the authority’s executive director. Chaffee currently serves as administrator at MVA. Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn appointed Christine Nizer, who[...]

Jun 11, 2015

The ‘gift’ of a toll increase

Motorists in Maryland could be looking at a toll increase four years sooner than expected as the result of toll reductions that begin to take effect on July 1. Briefing documents on the toll reductions that were presented to the Maryland Transportation Authority Board in May show that the reductions championed by Gov. Larry Hogan have moved up the projected timeline for the next toll increase b[...]

May 5, 2015

Md. toll reductions subject of hastily scheduled meeting

State transportation officials are expected to take up proposed reductions of tolls at a hastily scheduled public meeting Thursday morning. Details of the proposal are being kept secret. A notice posted on the Maryland Transportation Authority website Tuesday announced the meeting, scheduled for 8 a.m. at a facility adjacent to the Bay Bridge. An agenda […]

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