Beltway widening may speed car trips, but at what cost?

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The Capital Beltway winds through a suburban area, seen from above, in College Park, Maryland.


Gov. Hogan wants to widen the Capital Beltway with managed toll lanes. At least 34 homes would be demolished as part of the plan. Above, the Beltway snakes through Northern College Park.

“I’m a real estate broker and I deal with housing. … Everybody has a car even though they might not make a lot of money. We already have roads. We paid for them with our tax dollars. I have no problem with you all adding roads, but I don’t think it...
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