Katherine Shaver

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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County executives met with Maryland Gov. Hogan on Thursday to push for the building of the light rail line.

  • May 21, 2015

Md. Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) says he’s betting on the governor building a cheaper version.

  • May 19, 2015

The proposed Purple Line is a light-rail public transit system that would extend from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George’s County.

  • May 14, 2015

Most are living in suburbs and more affordable city neighborhoods, often with roommates or family, new study finds.

  • May 13, 2015

Most are living in suburbs and more affordable city neighborhoods, often with roommates or family, new study finds.

  • May 13, 2015

Additional revenues will fund pipe repairs and smooth out future rate increases, utility says

  • May 13, 2015

State should do more to separate students from trains and reduce impacts on homes, petition says.

  • May 12, 2015

Gov. Larry Hogan must navigate long-running political tensions of urban vs. rural and transit vs. roads.

  • May 9, 2015

Cost estimates are key factor for Gov. Larry Hogan in whether to move forward with long-planned light rail.

  • May 6, 2015

As Md. Gov. Larry Hogan considers the light-rail line’s fate, advocates say they’ve found economic benefits.

  • May 5, 2015
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About
Katherine Shaver joined The Washington Post in 1997. She has covered crime, courts, education and local government but most prefers writing about how people get — or don’t get — around the Washington region. If she asks about your commute at a cocktail party, she is genuinely interested. Katherine also reports on the region's aging water and sewer infrastructure and the Washington suburbs’ continued transformation into less car-centric and more urban hubs.
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