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Riemer: Maryland’s transportation improvements will help Montgomery County thrive

August 2, 2021

For years, Montgomery County has called on Maryland to build more lanes on the American Legion Bridge and Interstate 270. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s (R) proposed expansion, estimated to cost at least $6 billion, is badly needed. As an at-large member of the Montgomery County Council, I was shocked when Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich (D) derailed the plan in June with a surprise vote before a regional planning board. Though he secured leverage with the state to get a better deal, Elrich couldn’t get to “yes.”

Article Source: Washington Post

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