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  • How to use MTA for Preakness 2015

    How to use MTA for Preakness 2015
    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...
  • Why Baltimore needs the Red Line

    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'...
  • Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour

    Incidents prompt lane closures during morning rush hour
    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.,...
  • Five-vehicle collision on I-695 inner loop

    Five-vehicle collision on I-695 inner loop
    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. The collision,...
  • Emergency roadwork, utility problems snarl morning commute

    Emergency roadwork, utility problems snarl morning commute
    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...
  • Robert Smith out as MTA administrator for second time as Hogan officials consider future

    Robert Smith out as MTA administrator for second time as Hogan officials consider future
    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. "It's deja...
  • Millennials' desire to rent changing local landscape

     Millennials' desire to rent changing local landscape
    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...
  • Lane closure in city, Green Line repairs after bridge collapse

    Lane closure in city, Green Line repairs after bridge collapse
    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...
  • Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers

    Cost of transit commuting unpredictable for federal workers
    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...
  • Baltimore peak hour parking restrictions enforced Monday morning

    Baltimore peak hour parking restrictions enforced Monday morning
    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...
  • MTA ridership drops as fare increase looms

    MTA ridership drops as fare increase looms
    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...