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Maryland Department of Transportation

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Top Maryland Department of Transportation Articles

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  • State announces $2.3 million in grants to improve bike paths

    State announces $2.3 million in grants to improve bike paths
    The state has awarded more than $2 million in grants to improve bike paths across Maryland, including more than $80,000 to better connect West Baltimore with downtown. The new funding for the state's Bikeways Program was announced Friday by the...
  • Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says

    Maryland ethics board reviewing contractor's Purple Line role, MTA says
    The state ethics board is reviewing one of the firms bidding to build and operate the Purple Line after the engineering company was acquired by another MTA contractor. Engineering design firm AECOM, which in 2011 was awarded an 8-year, $60-million...
  • State reports few new transportation projects, after last year's long list

    State reports few new transportation projects, after last year's long list
    The Maryland Department of Transportation announced $280 million in new projects in its annual budget proposal released Tuesday, far less than the billions in capital improvements announced after the increase in the state's gas tax last year. The state's...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County cleared

    Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County cleared
    As of 9:15 a.m., an earlier accident on eastbound I-70 in Howard County was reportedly cleared. There was also an incident on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Route 702, but no major incidents were reported by the Maryland Department of...
  • Port suffers a setback [Editorial]

    Port suffers a setback  [Editorial]
    While this week's decision to abandon the proposed $95 million intermodal rail facility at the Mount Clare yard in Southwest Baltimore may be regarded as a big victory for neighbors in Morrell Park and elsewhere who strongly opposed it, the decision is...
  • Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds

    Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds
    Two Maryland lawmakers joined Amtrak and Obama administration officials at Penn Station on Monday morning to call for long-term federal funding of transportation projects — pointing to Baltimore's 141-year-old passenger rail tunnel as a prime...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-95 near White Marsh Boulevard cleared

    Traffic: Accident on I-95 near White Marsh Boulevard cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting that an accident on southbound I-95 prior to White Marsh Boulevard had been cleared, and all lanes were open. The only Baltimore-area incident remaining was an accident reported...
  • Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton

    Project would decrease rail traffic in Canton
    A nearly $4 million public-private project will relocate some operations of the Canton Railroad Co. away from the neighborhood's east end, significantly reducing train traffic and noise in the increasingly residential and commercial area. Railroad and...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-795 cleared; disabled vehicle on Route 32

    Traffic: Accident on I-795 cleared; disabled vehicle on Route 32
    As of 9:15 a.m. the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting that an accident on southbound I-795 at the Beltway had been cleared. Two more incidents remained toward the end of rush hour — in Howard County, there was a report of a...
  • Towson University took bad checks, audit finds

    Towson University took bad checks, audit finds
    A legislative audit released Wednesday found that Towson University was slow to act when students repeatedly wrote bad tuition checks and that a $4.3 million agreement with the Maryland Department of Transportation circumvented Maryland procurement rules....
  • With natural momentum, Ducketts Lane Elementary taking shape in Elkridge

    School may be out for students, but it's definitely in for building crews as they near completion on the latest elementary school in the Howard County district — a $34 million, 10-acre, two-story facility in Elkridge that's scheduled to open in time...