No one knows the contours of post-pandemic working life, but it’s a fair bet that the world will not be so radically remade that traffic disappears and highways run free and clear at rush hour. That’s particularly true in the Washington metropolitan area, whose pre-pandemic daily congestion was among the worst in the nation. Suburban sprawl and booming population growth will remain, and bridges and roads long regarded as obsolete or inadequate are unlikely suddenly to suffice.
Editorial: Maryland needs expanded roads. Hogan’s plan is the best way forward.
February 22, 2021