Katherine Shaver covers transportation and development for The Washington Post. Her coverage includes the Intercounty Connector, the Purple Line study, high-speed rail, Amtrak, MARC rail, the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) study and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC). She also has covered criminal justice, education and local government. Shaver joined the Post in 1997.
Maryland transportation officials gathered engineering, financial and transit firms Monday to solicit ideas for ways the private sector can help the state build and pay for a new light-rail line in Baltimore.
Bethesda-area traffic back-ups likely this afternoon
Maryland officials look for input from the private sector on how to design, build and operate the line.
Maryland's transit agency is considering cancelling some bus service on the Intercounty Connector.