Why Did VA Best MD in the FASTLANE Grant Competition?

The Baltimore Sun publishes an op-ed by two Central Maryland Transportation Alliance officials who consider why Virginia hit a home run in this year’s federal FASTLANE grant competition and Maryland struck out. Looking ahead, the authors contend that, “To increase its odds of success the Maryland DOT needs to do three things: think comprehensively and creatively across transportation modes; leverage more state and private resources; and demonstrate it is a trustworthy partner.”