Business, Politics

Gov. Hogan appoints new member to Maryland Transportation Authority

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has appointed attorney and Certified Public Accountant Cynthia Penny-Ardinger as the newest member of the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board. She will fill the seat occupied by board member Peter J. Basso, who has completed his term after serving on the MDTA Board since 2007. Penny-Ardinger, a resident of Howard County, was appointed December 10, 2019. …


Business, Politics

Gov. Hogan announces cabinet, judicial appointments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced a cabinet appointment and three judicial appointments. The governor appointed Gregory Slater as secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation. Slater currently serves as Administrator of the State Highway Administration, a role in which he spearheaded the Traffic Relief Plan—the largest P3 project in the world—and led the negotiations for the Beltway Accord …


MDTA Board unanimously approves toll modernization package

BALTIMORE, MD—The Board of the Maryland Transportation Authority on Thursday unanimously approved a statewide toll modernization plan and an accompanying package of new payment options that will save Marylanders more than $28 million over five years. At a meeting in Baltimore, the Board also approved a contract for the MD 301 bridge replacement in southern Maryland and authorized $58 million …

Hogan administration debuts pilot program to test alcohol detection technology

OCEAN CITY, MD – Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials on Thursday to launch Driven to Protect, a public-private partnership between the state and proponents of a new breath alcohol detection system that could help keep impaired drivers off the road. The governor attended a demonstration of the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety along with …

Governor Hogan appoints new board member to Maryland Transportation Authority

BALTIMORE, MD – Governor Larry Hogan has appointed certified public accountant and financial expert Jeffrey S. Rosen to serve as the newest Board Member of the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA). Rosen was appointed on July 1, 2019. “I have no doubt that Mr. Rosen’s financial expertise will prove to be invaluable to the Board and the MDTA team,” said MDTA …

MDTA employees contract Legionnaires’ disease, I-895 offices closed

UPDATE 2: The MDTA administration office and toll plazas along I-895 have reopened for business. UPDATE: MDTA offices along I-895 will remain closed on Wednesday. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Transportation Authority announced on Tuesday that its administration building at the Interstate 895/Baltimore Harbor Tunnel toll plaza will be closed on Tuesday and the toll booths …

Hogan Administration announces $12 million in highway safety grants

As part of ongoing efforts to prevent traffic crashes and save lives on Maryland roads, Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that $12 million in federal highway safety funds will be granted to approximately 90 agencies and organizations across the state with the goal of reducing crashes and related injuries and deaths. “The safety of our citizens and visitors is a responsibility …

Gov. Hogan adds $890M to extend I-95 Express Toll Lanes into Harford County

BALTIMORE, MD – The Hogan Administration announced on Friday the investment of an additional $890 million to extend the northbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL). The expanded $1.1 billion project will now provide two ETLs for more than 10 miles from north of MD 43 in Baltimore County to north of MD 24 in Harford County. Governor Larry Hogan initially …