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  • Yellow Cab, MTA stock fleets with first vehicles built for wheelchair users

    Yellow Cab, MTA stock fleets with first vehicles built for wheelchair users
    Baltimore's oldest cab company and the Maryland Transit Administration are updating their fleets for wheelchair-using customers, replacing small buses and minivans with an SUV-like vehicle that provides a smoother, more civilized ride. The MV-1 is...
  • General Assembly approves gas tax hike

    General Assembly approves gas tax hike
    The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects. The...
  • MTA offering new online ticketing service for MARC, bus patrons

    MTA offering new online ticketing service for MARC, bus patrons
    MARC train and commuter bus patrons can purchase tickets online, the Maryland Transit Administration announced Friday. The consolidated ticketing service, http://MTA.CommuterDirect.com, will begin April 1. It will accept SmartBenefits, vouchers and...
  • Medical emergency disrupts light rail services

    A medical emergency disrupted service on the light rail between North Avenue and Falls Road late Saturday, according to tranportation officials. The nature of the medical emergency wasn't immediately clear. The Maryland Transit Administration reported...
  • Sighting: The Rolling Stones do Chicago

    Sighting: The Rolling Stones do Chicago
    The Rolling Stones wrapped up the last of their three shows at the United Center last week and are preparing for two shows this week in Boston, where it's a safe bet that the band members will try the local cuisine and kiss up to the crowd by lending...
  • Red Line forum attracts businesses hungry for opportunity

    Red Line forum attracts businesses hungry for opportunity
    For a construction industry starved for work during recent lean years, the prospect of getting a slice of the $2.6 billion Red Line light rail project was like a dinner bell. Nearly 400 people, from contractors and investment bankers to engineering firms...
  • Traffic: Collision closes all roads on MD 194 in Frederick Co.

    Traffic: Collision closes all roads on MD 194 in Frederick Co.
    All roads are closed on MD 194 in Frederick County due to a two-vehicle collision between Glade Road and MD 550 at 8:34 a.m., on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. On the morning after Monday's flash flooding, several incidents...
  • Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 at JFX

    Traffic: Collision on inner loop of I-695 at JFX
    A collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the Jones Falls Expressway closed the right inner loop off-ramp lane and one of two inner loop shoulders at 8:51 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit...
  • Joe Giulietti, executive director, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority

    Joe Giulietti, executive director, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority
    Last week: The bankruptcy of a city (Detroit). We are very fortunate to be living in a region that still is forecasting growth and opportunity. It is wonderful to be in an area that is growing because businesses invest, builders invest and generally there...
  • Shoulder of I-83 South blocked in Baltimore Co.

    Shoulder of I-83 South blocked in Baltimore Co.
    A single-vehicle accident on I-83 South at Ruxton Road in Baltimore County has the right shoulder blocked state highway officials reported around 9:15 a.m. In Frederick County, highway officials are reporting a collision involving two vehicles on Route...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South at MD 216 in Howard Co.

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South at MD 216 in Howard Co.
    A collision in Howard County on Interstate 95 South at the MD 216 Scaggsville Road exit has closed the southbound right merge lane and one of two southbound shoulders at 9:01 a.m., on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The...