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Why MDOT is rolling out more trains: New report

The Maryland Transportation Cabinet has approved new train service between the city of Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The move follows years of speculation about whether the Baltimore Transit Authority was planning to expand into the D. C. region and has created a major headache for Gov.

Larry Hogan, who is seeking to get the state’s transportation system up and running.

A $1 billion plan to expand the Maryland Transit Authority to four more stations is now the subject of a $1.5 billion bond issue by the Maryland Transportation Development Authority.

The Baltimore-Washington-D.C.-Washington, D., line was scheduled to open in 2019.

But after the U.S. Transportation Department said it would not support a new $1-billion line between Baltimore and the D to accommodate the projected growth of Metro, the Maryland transportation agency decided to move forward with a new service to Marylanders who have not used the transit system in the past year.

“We believe this will provide the Maryland community with an alternative to using the Baltimore- Washington-D,C.-to-D Metro system and will be more cost-effective and efficient for Maryland taxpayers,” said Mike Epps, the director of the Maryland Office of the Secretary of Transportation.

“This will be the first service in the entire metro system to run in the DC-Baltimore corridor, and we believe it will be an additional boost to Maryland’s economy and jobs,” Epps said.

A previous $500 million plan to provide two new train stations in Baltimore County was approved by the state transportation authority in 2016.

That plan was later cancelled when the U:s Transportation Department determined the trains were not needed in the region.

The new line, which will operate from Maryland to Washington, will provide more frequent service and will include a faster option than other lines in the metro area.

The Maryland Department of Transportation is also considering a plan to build a new station at the Maryland Aquarium in Falls Church.

Maryland Transportation Commissioner John G. Rafferty Jr. said the new service will be built along with a planned line to the Chesapeake Bay, which would add two new stations.

“It is critical to the Maryland economy that our transportation system be reliable and reliable in the Washington-Baltimore Corridor,” Rafferity said.

The proposed new train line was first proposed in March by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and the state of Maryland, the Transportation Department, and the Maryland Department for Transportation, which includes the Maryland General Assembly.

It has been approved by a two-thirds vote in the Maryland legislature and signed by Hogan.

Hogan is seeking a $9.2 billion state transportation budget that is part of the $1 trillion stimulus package.

The governor’s plan would add more than 2,000 new jobs to Maryland, including 700 construction jobs and 1,000 other jobs, according to the governor’s office.

The first two train stations are scheduled to be open by the end of the year, and all stations will be operational by 2022.

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Maryland transportation authority wants to get bus drivers out of their seats

A state transportation authority is proposing a new rule that would allow drivers to sit on the bus for up to 15 minutes while passengers are waiting for their turn.

The Maryland Transportation Authority said in a news release Tuesday that the rule would also allow passengers to ride the bus while seated.

The move would be in response to a number of incidents in recent months where drivers have been involved in crashes while sitting in their vehicles.

The authority also said that it would expand the hours that passengers can board a bus and will create a new safety training class.

Maryland Transportation Agency Executive Director Matt Mancini said the new rule would allow buses to stay open longer during peak periods and would provide more flexibility for bus drivers to keep the buses in service.

“We know that passengers, drivers, drivers have a lot of concerns about what they can and can’t do on a bus,” Mancins said in the release.

“In this era of increased technology, it is critical to provide drivers with the tools they need to safely and efficiently deliver passengers to and from their destinations.”

The new rule also would allow the Maryland Transportation Commission to propose and vote on rules for bus operators that require them to take passengers on two-hour “stand-by” hours when they’re not waiting for passengers.

In a recent study, researchers at Duke University and Johns Hopkins University found that while most people will stay seated during their commute, they have a “significant” chance of sustaining a serious injury while waiting in their cars for a bus.

The study, published in the Journal of Transportation Safety, also found that drivers in the study had an average of 13 minutes to wait for a passenger, and drivers who waited longer had an even greater chance of suffering a serious incident, including death.

Mancini noted that the new proposal would also create a pilot program that would be designed to increase the frequency of standing in the middle of the road, as well as provide more flexible bus driver training.

He said the Maryland Department of Transportation would be working with a variety of stakeholders to design a new regulation for bus passengers, including the National Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Maryland Transportation Service Commission, and Maryland Transportation Association.

Maryland Transportation Commission Chairman and Transportation Commissioner Ed Mierzwinski said the authority is committed to improving public safety and providing a safe, efficient transportation system.

“We are going to have to work with a wide range of stakeholders and we’re going to be looking for innovative ways to do that,” he said.

“We have a great relationship with the Department of Motor Vehicles, but we’re also going to look for ways to address concerns from drivers.”