I-270/495 Expansion Information

Many Indivisible Montgomery members are concerned about Governor Hogan’s proposed I-270/495 expansion. The Environment and Science Committee created this page to share information and actions. Rather than replicate the work that other organizations are doing, we wanted to highlight their efforts and make it easy for Indivisible Montgomery members to get involved.
If you have updates or information to post, email: IMenvirosci@gmail.com

Actions and Organizations

Citizens Against Beltway Expansion (CABE)

Upcoming Events

Friday, June 14:

This Friday is the deadline for comments on the recommended Alternatives Retained for Detailed Study (ARDS).

The Maryland Sierra Club’s letter to the Board of Public Works has useful talking points here: https://addup.sierraclub.org/campaigns/tell-the-md-board-of-public-works-no-to-i-495–i-270-expansion

Submit your comments here: https://495-270-p3.com/your-participation/provide-feedback/

News Coverage and Background Information

June 6, 2019
Planning Board Rejects I-270, Beltway Study, Setting Up Showdown With State:

June 5, 2019
Hogan’s plan to add toll lanes to Beltway, I-270 clears key vote — with some changes:

June 4, 2019
Researcher says Hogan administration wrongly cites study to suggest highway expansion will cut air pollution:
June 3, 2019
Montgomery, Prince George County Officials Make Alternative Pitch For Beltway, I-270 Expansion:

June 3, 2019
Maryland Gov. Hogan’s toll lane project in D.C. suburbs causes dissent:

June 1, 2019
Why is Hogan pursuing toll lanes project despite objections? It’s good politics:

May 31, 2019
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Capital Beltway Expansion:

May 29, 2019
Opinion: Financial Setup of Hogan Toll Lane Plan Raises New Questions:

May 17, 2019
As it pushes toll lane project, Hogan administration courts transit leaders

May 16, 2019
Alternative Fact of the Week: Larry Hogan’s Road shill bill

May 5, 2019
Hundreds attend town hall to protest Hogan plan to add toll lanes to Beltway, I-270