Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn

December 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Transportation Secretary Rahn Resigns

Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn is stepping down and returning to his native New Mexico, according to a statement from the governor’s office. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that Gregory Slater, administrator of the State Highway Administration, will become transportation secretary. The Maryland Senate will need to confirm the nomination when it reconvenes in January. […]

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November 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich Tries Again to Get State to Support Corridor Cities Transitway

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich made another pitch Monday night for the Corridor Cities Transitway, a bus link that would connect Clarksburg with the Shady Grove Metro Station. But state Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn said the state lacked the funding to handle the project, which could cost as much as $400 million. “We don’t have […]

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October 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Asks Hogan for Greater Pedestrian Safety on Georgia Avenue

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan requesting greater pedestrian safety along Georgia Avenue, near where four Kennedy High School students were struck by a car as they were walking to a school bus stop. The letter asks the state to reduce the speed limit on Georgia Avenue, now […]

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October 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MDOT Officials on Widening I-270: ‘We’re Not Going to Take Your Home’

During a transportation meeting with Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, Maryland Department of Transportation staff, and the community, Secretary Rahn told those in attendance that homes will not be taken from residents as the state looks to widen I-270. Rahn’s response comes amid concerns from county-elected officials on behalf of their constituents. Last year, Gov. […]

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