Maryland Department of Transportation

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Name: Maryland Department of Transportation
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Thurmont officials add highway user funds to budget

THURMONT — The town's fiscal 2015 budget grew by about $192,000 Tuesday night as officials voted to add state highway user funds to the coffers.The town received the check for $132,968.31 in funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation, the town's ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Crash on Bay Bridge closes westbound lanes

All westbound lanes of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge were shut down around 11 a.m. Saturday after a multi-vehicle crash, the Maryland Department of Transportation said.Three vehicles were involved in the crash, authorities said. One eastbound lane of the ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mikulski, Cummings back rail funds

Sen. Barbara Mikulski speaks about long-term transportation… (Rachel Woolf, Baltimore…)August 11, 2014 | By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore SunTwo Maryland lawmakers joined Amtrak and Obama administration officials at Penn Station on Monday morning to ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

I-270 lanes reopen after crash, sand spill

Updated at 5:15 p.m.All lanes of I-270 in Montgomery County have opened again following the collision of a dump truck and a car, which caused the truck to spill a large quantity of sand onto the highway. Traffic is still very slow after the accident, ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Settlement Set for Cambridge Marine Terminal

Courtesy of Maryland Department of Transportation CAMBRIDGE , Md. - A project in Dorchester County will take another big step forward Friday.The City of Cambridge will officially become the property owner of the Cambridge Marine Terminal on August ... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Some transportation leaders frustrated by temporary federal funding plan

The nation's Highway Trust Fund will remain solvent for now, but many transportation leaders are calling for a long-term road funding plan.The federal government late last month passed legislation to keep the Highway Trust Fund going through May of next ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

The 'P3' dilemma: Partnerships often fall short of taxpayers' expectations [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette :: ]

Aug. 11--The second of a four-part seriesBALTIMORE -- When public-private partnerships work well, they are a boon to government and investors. They deliver much needed infrastructure years sooner and at a more affordable price.However, they frequently ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Peaches and health go together at festival

According to cyclist Stefanie Deluca, few things cap off a 33-mile bike ride better than a fresh peach sundae.Deluca participated in the annual Eat a Peach Challenge Bike Ride sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Maryland, beginning and ending ... [Published Community Times - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Say no to more taxes in Maryland

, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed into law HB 315, the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act of 2009, requiring the state of Maryland to achieve a 25 percent reduction in emissions by the year 2020. As is typical in Annapolis, this bill passed and ... [Published Washington Times - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland agencies release RFP for Purple Line project

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) on Wednesday released a request for proposals (RFP) for the Purple Line project in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.The MDOT and MTA are seeking a private-sector ... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

The Maryland "Purple Line" Transit Project Releases its Final Request for Proposals

On July 28, 2014, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) and Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) issued the final request for proposals for a public-private partnership to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the “Purple Line” light ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Silver Line? Here. Purple Line? Near?

After what seemed like an interminable wait for the Silver Line, Metro's extension to Tysons is finally here. Now the clock has started ticking on a different shade in Washington's transportation color wheel.The Maryland Department of Transportation ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Jul 30 2014]

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"We need maglev [magnetic-levitation trains], but what we have is the B&P Tunnel. It is a major chokepoint on the Northeast Corridor" Mikulski told a news conference
"It was right in the middle of the Great Recession. Government dollars were scarce" recalled James White, the port administration's executive director
"By waiting until the last minute to solve a problem we've known for years was coming, Congress brought the highway program and the construction industry to the brink of disaster,” CEO Brian McGuire said in a statement. “We hope this exercise has underscored to everyone on Capitol Hill that the Highway Trust Fund is in dire shape and needs additional revenues, be it from a gas tax increase or some other source.”"
"This is our 18th year. We've been doing it for quite a long time," Pugh said. "When we first started it was just a walk down onto the field. Then it evolved into a race. Then into five races, but in recent years we condensed it back down to three, a 33-mile, a 67-mile and a 100-mile."

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GOVERNOR O’MALLEY AND LT. GOVERNOR BROWN PROVID... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Aug 20 2014]
Volunteer who gave his life recognized for heroism [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 20 2014]
Thurmont officials add highway user funds to bu... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 20 2014]
Crash on Bay Bridge closes westbound lanes [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 16 2014]
Mikulski, Cummings back rail funds [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Settlement Set for Cambridge Marine Terminal [Published WBOC TV 16 - Aug 14 2014]
I-270 lanes reopen after crash, sand spill [Published Washington Post - Aug 14 2014]
The 'P3' dilemma: Partnerships often fall short... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 11 2014]
Some transportation leaders frustrated by tempo... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 11 2014]
Peaches and health go together at festival [Published Community Times - Aug 10 2014]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Say no to more taxes in M... [Published Washington Times - Aug 09 2014]
Chaney’s Tripp receives national Promoter of th... [Published Aggregate Research Industries - Aug 08 2014]
Added acreage will not affect homeowners, offic... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 08 2014]
West Arundel Continues as Location of Choice fo... [Published Columbia Business Monthly - Aug 07 2014]
Salisbury Native Appeals Termination from BWI A... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Aug 04 2014]
MTA POLICE TO HOST ANTI-CRIME EVENT [Published Noodls - Aug 02 2014]
Businesses get lowdown on government programs [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 01 2014]
Mikulski Introduces White House Nominee Carolyn... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 01 2014]
Maryland agencies release RFP for Purple Line p... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Jul 31 2014]
Maryland preserves scenic byways for future gen... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Jul 31 2014]
Mikulski, Cardin to House: Do Not Punt Highway ... [Published Noodls - Jul 30 2014]
The Maryland "Purple Line" Transit Project Rele... [Published JD Supra - Jul 30 2014]
Silver Line? Here. Purple Line? Near? [Published Washington Business Journal - Jul 30 2014]
7 transportation projects that would have chang... [Published Washington Post - Jul 30 2014]
Maryland releases bid details for light-rail Pu... [Published Washington Post - Jul 30 2014]
PURPLE LINE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RELEASED [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
County developing Greene Street plan [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 25 2014]
Rail crossing repairs in La Plata completed early [Published SoMdNews.com - Jul 25 2014]
Md. senators fight for multi-year transportatio... [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 23 2014]
The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary] [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 21 2014]
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Fitch Rates $100MM Maryland Consolidated Transp... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - May 28 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) consolidated transportation bonds: --$100 million consolidated transportation bonds, series 2014. The bonds are expected to ...
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