The most critical pending project to avert traffic Armageddon for the Washington region got a reprieve last week from what looked like a death sentence. Yet that highway expansion plan, advanced by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R), remains in jeopardy, owing to local officials and activists who seem indifferent to overwhelming evidence that pervasive highway gridlock is inevitable unless the region acts now.
A Washington-region traffic Armageddon has been averted. For now.
July 30, 2021