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  • City doesn't need light rail

    City doesn't need light rail
    Inevitable construction surprises and cost overruns, upkeep of elevators, escalators, tunnels, electrical systems, the streetcars themselves and salaries for more transit police would all be ongoing costs for a proposed Red Line ("City leaders seek a...
  • MARC adds more bike cars Friday, Saturday

    MARC adds more bike cars Friday, Saturday
    MARC will increase the number of trips for its bike cars Friday and Saturday. MARC's Penn Line service will run six trains northbound and six trains southbound equipped with bike cars. On the regular MARC weekend schedule, just three scheduled...
  • Light rail fails Orioles fans

    Light rail fails Orioles fans
    I am a resident of Howard County who works in Washington and Baltimore. I take MARC and light rail when possible, even with the attendant problems of scheduling (especially on weekends) and parking. While my husband and I are huge supporters of public...
  • State officials join effort to save Laurel train station

    State officials are joining hands with Laurel residents and city officials as they protest the potential closure of the Laurel MARC train station following the Maryland Department of Transportation's discussions with developers of Laurel Park Station, who...
  • Hogan turns back on Baltimore transit

    Hogan turns back on Baltimore transit
    Can anybody explain to me how Gov. Larry Hogan could nix the Red Line and yet has meetings scheduled with Delaware to extend the MARC commuter rail into that state ("MARC could be extended to Delaware," June 25)? I guess it's nothing personal against...
  • Storms down trees, power lines in mid-Atlantic region

    Severe storms brought down trees and power lines throughout the mid-Atlantic region, affecting some roads and rail service. Transportation agencies around the region reported some roads closed Wednesday morning by downed trees and wires and flooding....
  • Bad idea to shift MARC service and mothball train station [Editorial]

    It's not broken and doesn't need fixing. It's an economic anchor on Main Street for the city of Laurel. It is convenient for pedestrians and attracts hundreds of daily MARC commuters. It's a 184-year-old historic landmark and a source of civic pride....
  • City officials push back against proposal to move Laurel's train stop

    City council members and residents have expressed concern with the Maryland Department of Transportation's consideration of closing the stop at the city's historic station and, at the request of Laurel Park's owners, creating a commuter train stop...
  • Harford largely left out of governor's proposal to boost spending on roads, bridges

    Harford largely left out of governor's proposal to boost spending on roads, bridges
    Although Harford County appeared to come up short in Gov. Larry Hogan's announcement Thursday of a $1.97 billion funding commitment for highways and bridges construction and repair, one local legislator hailed the governor's announcement as a victory...
  • Protesters, elected officials rally in support of keeping Laurel's train stop

    Protesters, elected officials rally in support of keeping Laurel's train stop
    Led by Laurel City Council President Ed Ricks, dozens of residents gathered in the parking lot of the Laurel MARC train station Wednesday morning, chanting "save our stop" in unison and hoisting signs to protest the Maryland Department of Transportation...
  • MARC could be extended to Delaware

    MARC could be extended to Delaware
    Delaware and Maryland transit officials are scheduled to meet next week to discuss extending MARC commuter trains into Delaware, closing a gap in regional rail service between Perryville in Cecil County and Newark, Del. The idea, which could send MARC...