Business, Politics

Maryland to upgrade electronic toll collection system

On Wednesday, the Board of Public Works approved two major contracts that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will use to develop and operate the third generation of its electronic toll collection system. The $71.9 million contract for tolling technology/operations and the $200.4 million contract for customer-service technology/operations will allow the agency to completely replace its existing toll collection system. “The …


Politics, Traffic

I-95 Express Toll Lanes to be extended past White Marsh

UPDATE: Two public meetings will be held to discuss the upcoming I-95 Express Toll Lanes extension project. Original story below. —— Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $461 million in new traffic relief initiatives for the Baltimore region, including adding lanes to 27 miles of highway to alleviate congestion on the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) and Interstate 95. The Maryland Department …


Gov. Hogan unveils new ‘Maryland Proud’ state flag license plate

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced the start of a study that will identify the location and explore potential funding options for a new Chesapeake Bay crossing. The $5 million “Tier 1 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)” Study, which was voted on and approved by the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board last week, will begin this fall …