| Jan 18, 2015
| 5:39 PM
A fatal crash in northern Harford County and a 49-car wreck near the Baltimore-Howard county line followed a slippery Sunday morning that began with an unexpected band of freezing rain.
Police in multiple jurisdictions reported crashes "way too many to...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
I applaud Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's choice of Pete Rahn to lead the Maryland Department of Transportation ("Hogan names Mitchell adviser," Jan. 14). Mr. Rahn also headed transportation departments in Missouri and New Mexico, two states that like Maryland...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 11:44 AM
As the number of bicyclists has risen in Baltimore and across the nation in the last decade, city planners and other government officials have responded with a broad range of initiatives.
They've set aside millions of dollars for designated bike lanes....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The options recently shortlisted for replacing the Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel — which carries passenger trains along inefficient curves beneath West Baltimore — have attracted a variety of concerns from residents.
Some registered fears about...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A new app developed by the state of Maryland to help users avoid drunken driving is now available for free download in online Google and Apple stores.
The app, called ENDUI, lets users enter their gender and weight, the types of alcoholic drinks they've...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:05 AM
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,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:44 PM
State and federal officials narrowed the options for replacing an old Baltimore tunnel that bottlenecks East Coast passenger rail to two, one of which could displace residents of a poor west-side neighborhood already plagued by vacant homes.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:14 PM
The freight train derailment and explosion that caused millions of dollars in property damage in Rosedale last year spurred National Transportation Safety Board officials on Wednesday to call for new laws banning the use of hands-free cellphone devices by...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Outsiders might be shocked to learn that Carroll County promotes itself as a tourism destination. From wineries to Civil War sights, walking tours and recreational opportunities, the county touts all sorts of things to come see and do. The official...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:07 AM
All lanes of the outer loop of Interstate 695 are reopened at 8:30 a.m. near Exit 27 for MD 146/ Dulaney Valley Road after a three-vehicle crash, though some delays remain at 8:45 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of Transportation.