| May 12, 2015
| 8:23 AM
The Maryland Transit Administration encourages those headed to the 140th Preakness Stakes on Saturday to take public transportation instead of driving to avoid traffic delays and parking issues.
Light rail service to the Cold Spring Lane stop and...
| May 11, 2015
| 1:34 PM
In the State House, one of the most common criticisms of Baltimore's bus and rail transportation networks is that they have a low "farebox recovery rate." This is a fancy way of saying that they are losing too much money — fares paid by riders aren'...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:33 AM
Several incidents along local roadways caused lane closures during Wednesday's rainy commute, according to the state Department of Transportation.
All westbound traffic on MD 27 in Westminster is closed at MD 26 due to a utility problem at 5:32 a.m.,...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 4:04 AM
All traffic lanes and the right shoulder have been reopened on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Towson, where a Friday morning collision involving five vehicles had shut down all inner loop traffic, state transportation officials said.
| Apr 23, 2015
| 5:32 AM
Emergency roadwork on MD 140 West at Mt. Wilson Lane has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 5:31 a.m on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Emergency roadwork on MD 170 North prior to...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 4:24 PM
For the second time under a Republican governor, Robert L. Smith is out of the top job at the Maryland Transit Administration.
Smith's last day at the agency was Friday, he and a Maryland Department of Transportation spokeswoman confirmed.
| Apr 18, 2015
| 4:32 AM
Jennifer Brookland lives in Odenton, works in Washington, D.C., and is planning to move to North Carolina next month for her husband's medical school residency.
Mobility is important.
Brookland, 31, chose her apartment complex for its proximity to the...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 7:59 AM
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation said that a temporary lane closure along westbound Orleans Street at the Central Avenue intersection will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday.
The closure due to construction will remain in effect for about four...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 8:51 AM
When Dave Taylor decided to buy a new home in Aberdeen a couple of years ago, he made a quick calculation to determine the cost of his commute to Washington as a program specialist for the Department of Homeland Security.
At the time, federal...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:55 AM
Baltimore transportation officials said peak hour parking restrictions will be enforced Monday morning in preparation for the morning commute. Vehicles must be moved from marked streets to avoid ticketing or towing.
Transportation officials urged...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 6:08 PM
Fewer commuters in Maryland chose public buses and trains last fiscal year than in each of the three years prior, adding pressure to an already beleaguered Maryland Transit Administration just as it prepares to saddle frustrated riders with a fare...