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  • Judge denies extension to Westport team

    Judge denies extension to Westport team
    U.S. bankruptcy judge Robert Gordon on Tuesday denied a bid for more time sought by Westport developer Patrick Turner, who has been trying for almost a decade to turn a blank swath of Baltimore's western waterfront into a vibrant, mixed-use community....
  • Clock could run out for Westport developers

    Clock could run out for Westport developers
    A U.S. bankruptcy court is scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to grant more time to developer Patrick Turner, who has tried for 10 years to transform the empty Westport waterfront from grassy marsh to a bustling neighborhood. The decision could end...
  • Traffic: Crashes in Glen Burnie, Millersville

    Traffic: Crashes in Glen Burnie, Millersville
    As of 10:30 a.m. Thursday, lanes on the Baltimore Beltway remain closed at Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie due to an overturned tractor trailer with a person trapped inside. The ramp to southbound Ritchie Highway and two shoulders are closed. A two-...
  • $2 million Jones Falls Trail extension planned

    $2 million Jones Falls Trail extension planned
    Baltimore will spend more than $2 million to extend the Jones Falls Trail by another 3.1 miles from the Cylburn Arboretum to the Mount Washington Light Rail stop under an agreement approved Wednesday by the city's spending panel. The Board of...
  • Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]

    Making Baltimore commuter friendly [Letter]
    That was a good editorial on the expansion of MARC commuter rail service, but I have to echo the sentiment of some of my fellow MARC monthly ticket holders at the loss of our access to Amtrak on the weekends ("Weekends on the MARC," Jan. 2). Amtrak used...
  • Maglev proposal continues legacy of costly transportation projects

    Maglev proposal continues legacy of costly transportation projects
    A proposal to run a maglev train in the Northeast comes with a hefty price tag — approximately $10 billion just for the segment between Baltimore and Washington. Though the technology holds the promise of transporting passengers from one city to the...
  • Nepenthe leads the next frontier of homebrewing in Baltimore

    Nepenthe leads the next frontier of homebrewing in Baltimore
    Brewers, the professionals as well as the amateurs that hoist 5-gallon pots atop apartment-oven burners, come in two varieties, according to Ryan Boddy, one of the co-founders of city-based beer club Baltibrew. There are those that brew beer like cooks,...
  • Five questions with Wes Guckert

    Five questions with Wes Guckert
    "Robotic parking" might conjure up images of a far-off future. Wes Guckert is trying to make it a lot more common now. Also known as automated parking garages, such facilities are the vehicle version of a high-tech warehouse: Hydraulic lifters "park" the...
  • Five questions for Frank Murphy

    Five questions for Frank Murphy
    With long-term repair work on the Jones Falls Expressway underway, and major funding for the Red Line coming, Baltimore is in the midst of and building up to a large amount of transportation work — all with an eye toward better connectivity and...
  • Charm City Express

    Charm City Express
    Believe it or not, but Amtrak is the most energy-efficient form of motorized transportation available in the United States, according to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory report released this summer. Indeed, the comparison isn't really all that close,...
  • Speak up for better transit

    Speak up for better transit
    The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) gets wide-ranging feedback from our riders each and every day, some good and some bad, but the MTA has not done a comprehensive review of its service routes and schedules in nearly a decade. Most transit...