| 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,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Emergency track work by Amtrak will cause delays for MARC transit passengers in Baltimore this week, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
The unscheduled work on tracks between the West Baltimore MARC station and Penn Station was announced...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:43 AM
MARC's Camden Line service has been temporarily suspended after a man was struck and killed south of the Muirkirk station around 6:30 a.m., transit officials and Prince George's County police said.
The man struck by the train was not further identified....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Riders on select weekend MARC trains will be able to bring full-sized bikes aboard with them for the first time starting on Saturday, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.
The agency's new "bike car" — capable of accommodating 16 full-...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:40 AM
On a recent Sunday afternoon, my son and I were in Penn Station to catch a MARC train to D.C. We bought our tickets and entered the waiting room. Much to my surprise every bench was full. We backed out and looked for a place to sit on the pair of long...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 West in Columbia at Waterloo Road closed the left traffic lane and shoulder at 8:56 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
Debris on U.S. 50 East in Arnold prior to the Baydale Drive exit closed the...
| 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 8, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Five people were injured in a "serious" crash in Middle River Monday morning and drivers were advised to avoid the area, Baltimore County police said.
The crash was reported in the 1000 block of Middle River Road. The cause of the crash and the extent of...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:24 PM
France and the United States have reached a $60 million agreement under which Holocaust victims who were transported to Germany by the French national railway will receive reparations, defusing a long-running dispute in Annapolis.
The State Department...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:16 AM
The state Department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on Interstate 70 East in Marriottsville at the Marriottsville Road exit at 9:06 a.m. on Thursday. No additional information was given.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Since retiring in 2004 I have become a one-man advocate group for high speed rail service in the U.S. Your recent editorial comes up far short of how bad the situation really is ("Railroad's mixed signals," Nov. 25).
That is not to say your paper is...