Maryland to install 130 new electric vehicle charging stations

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The state of Maryland will receive $12 million in federal funding to build 130 electric car chargers across 23 different counties in the state. The money comes from the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program which is part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The program will provide funding for 41 fast, public EV chargers across Maryland, even as demand for […]

MDOT, MSDE kick off school supply drive to benefit students in need

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) are partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs in Maryland for the fourth annual statewide Back to School Supply Drive. As part of the initiative, residents can drop off donations at 90 locations across the state through Friday, July 12. The project hopes help thousands […]

Maryland launches sixth round of tree-planting grants

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation is accepting applications for the sixth round of grants to help the state reach its goal of planting five million trees by 2031 (PDF). The grants, up to $5,000 per project, are available to nonprofits, schools, local businesses, and youth and civic groups to help enhance urban areas impacted by transportation projects, the state […]

MDTA invites proposals for rebuilding of Key Bridge

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) has released its Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting design-build teams to submit proposals for rebuilding the Francis Scott Key Bridge and reconnecting the I-695 Baltimore Beltway. The MDTA is seeking proposals from qualified teams that advance the project’s goals of collaboration, schedule, safety, quality, cost and aesthetics. Interested bidders can access the RFP at […]

Local community, business organizations send letter to MDOT regarding ‘unsafe’ stretch of I-95

NOTTINGHAM, MD—More than a dozen local community groups and business organizations have written a letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld regarding what they deem to be an unsafe stretch of Interstate 95 in northeastern Baltimore County and southern Harford County. The letter reads as follows: Secretary Paul Wiedefeld (MDOT), We are writing today concerning the ongoing construction […]

Governor Moore announces initial $60 million request to federal government for Francis Scott Key Bridge response

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore on Thursday announced the Maryland Department of Transportation has requested an initial emergency relief funding of $60 million from the federal government to pay for initial mobilization, operations, and debris recovery from the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore. “President Biden and all our federal partners have given Maryland tremendous support as we […]