Maryland may expand electric vehicle tax credits

State legislation could increase the tax credit received per electric vehicle to $3,000. The maximum price of a vehicle that qualifies could be increased from $60,000 to $63,000.

Audit finds conflict of interest in MTA contracts

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland —The state’s Office of Legislative Audits uncovered potential conflicts of interest among contracts made by a former Maryland Transit Administration employee, according to a report released Monday. The report presented evidence that the unnamed MTA management employee had,…

Department of Transportation and Maryland Food Bank join forces to fight hunger

Fighting hunger is a year-round effort. The Maryland Food Bank estimates 1-in-9 state residents often don’t know where their next meal will come from. But throughout September the Food Bank gets some extra statewide help when it teams up with the Maryland Department of Transportation for a month-long food drive.

Maryland explores changing to electronic-only tolling

Cash tolling is being phased out across the state of Maryland and as soon as next summer, drivers may see all electronic tolling facilities that collect tolls at highway speeds through E-ZPass or video tolling.

State may be paying more for some Purple Line properties

The state may be paying more for some properties being acquired to make way for the Purple Line light rail, because the Maryland Transit Administration lacks the legal leverage that would help the agency start construction faster.

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.

State and feds team up to promote work zone safety

The Maryland Department of Transportation along with the State High Administration teamed up with the U.S. Department of Transportation to kick off Work Zone Awareness Week.

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