toll lanes

February 3, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Planners Criticize State Plans to Widen Beltway, I-270

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) has “strong reservations” about the Maryland Department of Transportation’s plan to expand I-495 and I-270, saying it will “shortchange transit and inflict unnecessary damage to parkland while increasing emissions from vehicles.” At the end of last month, Maryland highway officials announced that their preferred alternative for the […]

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August 14, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Public Hearings Planned For Toll Management Lanes On 495 and 270

Two in-person and four virtual public hearings concerning the widening and managed lanes plans on I-495 and I-270 will be held over the new few weeks. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the State Highway Administration (SHA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) will jointly host the public […]

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May 9, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

County Residents, Officials Protest Toll Lanes and I-270 Widening Plan

Hundreds of residents, activists and government officials attended a Sunday town hall at the Silver Spring Civic Building to condemn what they believe to be a rushed plan from Gov. Larry Hogan to build toll lanes and widen Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway. The Maryland Board of Public Works was scheduled to vote on […]

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