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  • Amtrak CEO says B&P tunnel replacement study may be 'waste of time' given lack of funding

    Amtrak CEO says B&P tunnel replacement study may be 'waste of time' given lack of funding
    The head of Amtrak questioned whether a continuing study of replacement options for the troubled 140-year-old Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel under West Baltimore is a "waste of time," given what he sees as a national failure to commit adequate funding to...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North
    Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North in Aberdeen at MD 132 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 5:33 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes are open on Interstate 95 South...
  • Traffic: Roadwork on U.S. 1

    Traffic: Roadwork on U.S. 1
    The state Department of Transportation said that emergency roadwork on U.S. 1 North in the Nottingham area that began on Wednesday continued into Thursday morning. The roadwork between Putty Hill Avenue and Dunfield Road has closed all northbound...
  • Timeline for Amtrak track work causing MARC delays extended to Dec. 24

    Timeline for Amtrak track work causing MARC delays extended to Dec. 24
    Riders of MARC passenger trains through Baltimore should now expect delays from emergency work in the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel to last until Dec. 24, the Maryland Transit Administration said Wednesday. The emergency work was announced earlier this...
  • Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup

    Traffic: Collision on U.S. 1 in Jessup
    All northbound traffic on U.S. 1 in Jessup is closed at Assateague Drive due to a two-vehicle collision at 9:02 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in...
  • Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Debris cleared from I-895 South in Baltimore City
    All lanes are open on Interstate 895 South in Baltimore City on Tuesday morning with the clearing of debris past the Moravia Road exit, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on I-795 South in Owings Mills prior to...
  • Train delays due to 'excessive water infiltration' into B&P tunnel, Amtrak says

    Train delays due to 'excessive water infiltration' into B&P tunnel, Amtrak says
    The need to replace the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel that winds its way beneath West Baltimore became evident once again this week, as crews descended on a portion of the nearly 150-year-old rail bore to conduct emergency track work. According to Amtrak,...
  • Emergency Amtrak work to delay MARC trains in Baltimore through Wednesday

    Emergency Amtrak work to delay MARC trains in Baltimore through Wednesday
    Emergency track work by Amtrak will cause delays for MARC transit passengers in Baltimore this week, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. The unscheduled work on tracks between the West Baltimore MARC station and Penn Station was announced...
  • Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed

    Traffic: Camden Line suspended after person struck and killed
    MARC's Camden Line service has been temporarily suspended after a man was struck and killed south of the Muirkirk station around 6:30 a.m., transit officials and Prince George's County police said. The man struck by the train was not further identified....
  • MTA to introduce bike car to weekend MARC service

    MTA to introduce bike car to weekend MARC service
    Riders on select weekend MARC trains will be able to bring full-sized bikes aboard with them for the first time starting on Saturday, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. The agency's new "bike car" — capable of accommodating 16 full-...
  • Challenging assumptions through a chance encounter

    Challenging assumptions through a chance encounter
    On a recent Sunday afternoon, my son and I were in Penn Station to catch a MARC train to D.C. We bought our tickets and entered the waiting room. Much to my surprise every bench was full. We backed out and looked for a place to sit on the pair of long...