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Maryland Department of Transportation

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Top Maryland Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Traffic: Police activity continues on Liberty Heights Avenue

    Traffic: Police activity continues on Liberty Heights Avenue
    As of 8:55 a.m., Baltimore City police activity was continuing in the 3700 block of Liberty Heights Avenue related to a reported shooting there. Elsewhere around Baltimore, a fairly light rush hour was wrapping up with no major incidents. There was still...
  • Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill

    Traffic: Two left lanes on I-95 reopen following Harford Co. fuel spill
    Two left lanes on Interstate 95 near the MD 24 exit in Harford County have reopened after an overturned vehicle caused a fuel spill, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. The right lane remains closed. The area is experiencing major delays....
  • Marks: Consider the alternative to the outlet mall plan [Letter]

    Marks: Consider the alternative to the outlet mall plan [Letter]
    Regarding Heather Patti's op-ed about the Nottingham Ridge outlet mall proposal, for the past 15 years I have worked to lighten school overcrowding in Perry Hall and White Marsh, and after my election to the Baltimore County Council I down-zoned more than...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on Route 50 in Arundel after multi-car crash
    All lanes have reopened on west Route 50 in Anne Arundel County near Governor Ritchie Highway after a three-car crash, though some delays remain. The crash on Route 50 was reported shortly after 8 a.m., according to the Maryland Department of...
  • Tuesday traffic: Accidents on I-95, I-695

    An accident involving four vehicles on Interstate 695 near Camp Meade Road north of Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport in Anne Arundel County had closed one inner loop lane and the righthand shoulder as of about 8 a.m. Tuesday, according to...
  • Miller says state must act now to fund transportation

    Miller says state must act now to fund transportation
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now. Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
  • Bike safety requires more than helmets

    Bike safety requires more than helmets
    Although I always wear a helmet when bicycling, the feel-good bill to mandate adult bike helmets has flaws ("Helmet bill gets objections from bike advocates," Feb. 13). First, the bill would adversely impact the poor, minorities, and immigrants who don'...
  • Local governments, police resist speed camera changes

    Local governments, police resist speed camera changes
    Local governments and police on Wednesday attacked a sweeping proposal to change Maryland's speed camera law. During the first hearing on whether to revamp a law that has been lucrative for local governments but also has sparked concerns about fairness,...
  • Authority advises caution on ICC privatization

    Authority advises caution on ICC privatization
    The Maryland Transportation Authority has thrown some cold water on the idea of leasing the Intercounty Connector as a relatively pain-free way of raising money to pay for other projects – saying such deals are too complex to enter into without...
  • O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas

    O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are proposing to raise taxes on gasoline by $2 billion over five years to pay for highways, transit and other transportation projects. The legislation endorsed by the governor,...
  • Developers should pay for the proposed Purple Line, not Md. motorists

    Developers should pay for the proposed Purple Line, not Md. motorists
    The Maryland Department of Transportation wants to proceed with the light rail Purple Line at a newly raised price tag of $2.15 billion. The Purple Line now costs more than twice the rapid transit bus alternative while yielding only a 25 percent...