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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 way to revive Red Line plan," June 30). Baltimore is the only city in the world that lost population along it's subway route, not a great transit town. We already have less-than-packed buses on east-west routes. One option is for a less costly streetcar line ending at Lexington Market connecting there to the Metro and Light Rail. Eventually, you could extend the Metro Subway line mostly at grade from Hopkins Hospital to points north and east.
  • 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...

    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....