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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery, Frederick Urge Hogan not to Drop I-270 Study

The Montgomery and Frederick county councils have sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan urging him to restart a study that would examine traffic relief options for I-270. Here Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer discusses the change in the project: And here’s the letter from the two councils: An attempt to get a comment […]

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May 14, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, May 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Budget Time: The Montgomery County Council continues work on the fiscal 2019 budget with a session that starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Third Floor Council Room. Here’s the agenda. 2. Meeting the Media: Council President Hans Riemer will meet reporters […]

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April 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATE: Hogan Calls for New Procurement on Highway Contract

Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday asked Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn for a new procurement for a consulting contract to guide $9 billion in highway spending. The $68.5 million contract became the source of questions by the Board of Public Works. The Daily Record in Baltimore reported that Rahn had failed to disclose ownership and sale […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Rose Krasnow (D) Discusses Transportation Projects and Traffic Congestion

Montgomery County executive candidate Rose Krasnow fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Krasnow responds to a question about transportation projects and traffic congestion in the county. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, the Maryland Building […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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George Leventhal (D) Talks Transportation Projects and Traffic Congestion

Montgomery County executive candidate George Leventhal fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Leventhal responds to a question about transportation projects and traffic congestion in the county. Leventhal gives a rebuttal about a question dealing with traffic-free communities: The three organizations that hosted the forum […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Bill Frick (D) Talks Transportation Projects and Traffic Congestion

Montgomery County executive candidate Bill Frick fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Frick responds to a question about transportation projects and traffic congestion in the county. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, the Maryland Building […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Marc Elrich (D) Talks Transportation Projects and Traffic Congestion

Montgomery County executive candidate Marc Elrich fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Elrich responds to a question about transportation projects and traffic congestion in the county. Elrich provides further information on his position on relieving traffic congestion. The three organizations that hosted the forum […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Roger Berliner (D) Talks Transportation Projects and Traffic Congestion

Montgomery County executive candidate Roger Berliner fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Berliner responds to a question about transportation projects and traffic congestion in the county. Berliner talks about micro transportation: The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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David Blair (D) Talks Transportation Projects and Traffic Congestion

Montgomery County executive candidate David Blair fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Blair responds to a question about transportation projects and traffic congestion in the county. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, the Maryland Building […]

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December 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

The Year in Transportation: New Lanes Proposed for I-270, Capital Beltway

Gov. Larry Hogan dropped probably the most remarkable transportation news in September when he proposed that I-270 and the Capital Beltway get four new lanes. Private companies would design, build and maintain the lanes, which would then be able to charge tolls. Some local leaders have been skeptical about the plans, preferring less-expensive reversible lanes […]

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