DOTS is giving away parking spots so artists can display their work after virtual classes brought less cars to campus

College Park, MD- The Department of Transportation at the University of Maryland is giving out free space in parking lots so artists can create their work. The participants showcased art installations that express their thoughts and feelings during this time.…

Maryland would spring forward permanently with Daylight Saving Time bill

Maryland lawmakers introduced legislation that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent in the state. If passed, the legislation would be contingent on federal law being changed to allow states to make the change.

Large Maryland public-private projects may face delay

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland Board of Public Works would not be able to approve very large public-private joint projects in the state — including the governor’s planned highway widening project — until a credit check, environmental assessment and review…

After Wow Air closes, critics see flaws in U.S. regulation

WASHINGTON – A purple Airbus jetliner with bright white lettering sat in silence in a dark corner of Newark Liberty International Airport. Another was parked at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The idle jetliners are remnants of Wow Air,…

SHA rolls out new technology to help keep winter roads clear and safe

The State Highway Administration is adding a few new pieces of technology to their snow clean-up crew. They hope to remove snow quicker so drivers can travel safely.

Thousands of pounds of food collected in annual statewide food drive for Hunger Action Month

The Maryland Department of Transportation completed Operation Orange as part of September’s Hunger Action Month. Trucks of donated food were transported to the Maryland Food Bank and sorted for redistribution to those in need.

After United incident, Van Hollen wants protections for airline passengers

WASHINGTON – Responding to Sunday’s incident on a United Airlines jet, Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., is drafting a bill that would prohibit airlines from forcibly removing passengers after they have boarded a flight. Van Hollen’s proposed Customers Not Cargo…

Montgomery County holds Mock Snow Day to prepare for winter weather

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Montgomery County held its annual Mock Snow Day in Gaithersburg  help the county prepare for winter snowstorms.

Flights to Cuba from D.C.? Maybe

After a landmark agreement signed by the U.S. Transportation Secretary and Cuban authorities, Washington area airports could soon be offering flights to Cuba.

Montgomery County Has Mock Snow Day to Prepare for Inclement Weather

The Division of Highway Services in the Montgomery County Department of Transportation conducted an all-day exercise to test the preparedness of the County’s snow plans and fleet.