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Attorney General Doug Gansler tells WTOP his vision for Maryland's future doesn't include High Occupancy Vehicle or Toll Lanes between the Interstate 270 spur and the American Legion Bridge.
Another crossing between the American Legion Bridge and Point of Rocks over the Potomac River could alleviate the traffic-riddled Interstate 495 by taking traffic away from the Capital Beltway, but differences between Maryland and Virginia may make it unlikely.
Leaders of two counties used to competing with each other are joining forces to push for an unusual traffic solution.
Few people took the Metrobus over the American Legion Bridge, but a transportation report suggests having an alternate crossing over the Potomac River would attract riders.