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  • Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative impact

    Study finds planned CSX transfer station could have negative impact
    Despite the industrial train tracks about 100 feet beyond her back fence, Laurie Weishorn's neat, tree-lined backyard in Southwest Baltimore can seem like an oasis of suburban quiet on a low-humidity summer afternoon. After 22 years in Morrell Park,...
  • Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper

    Outer loop of beltway reopened after collision involving trooper
    The outer loop of Interstate 695 at Southeast Boulevard in Essex was reopened shortly at about 9:20 a.m. Monday following the early morning vehicle collision with a Maryland State Police patrol car on the side of the roadway. Meanwhile, the trooper...
  • Traffic: Volumes easing, SHA reminds of new ramp at White Marsh

    Traffic: Volumes easing, SHA reminds of new ramp at White Marsh
    As of 9:15 a.m., traffic was easing throughout the region, though volumes were still heavy on the west side of the beltway. The State Highway Administration is reminding motorists that there's a new traffic pattern in effect at White Marsh Boulevard...
  • Traffic: Accident shutters southbound lanes of Harbor Tunnel

    Traffic: Accident shutters southbound lanes of Harbor Tunnel
    An accident has left the southbound lanes of the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel closed as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation website. The Maryland Transit Administration reported no major delays.
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle slowing beltway traffic

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle slowing beltway traffic
    A disabled vehicle was slowing traffic in Baltimore City Friday morning, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported. On the beltway inner loop at the Francis Scott Key Bridge, one of two lanes was reported closed shortly before 9 a.m. In...
  • Traffic: Accident on southbound lanes at Harbor Tunnel cleared

    Traffic: Accident on southbound lanes at Harbor Tunnel cleared
    At 9:30 a.m. the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident involving three vehicles on I-895 south at the Harbor Tunnel has been cleared, but officials are warning commuters to use caution, and expect delays until the backup...
  • Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner

    Board OKs plan to build Purple Line with private partner
    The Board of Public Works gave its blessing Wednesday to an O'Malley administration plan to contract with a private sector partner to build, operate and help finance a $2.2 billion light rail line in the Washington suburbs. The board action clears the...
  • State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work

    State offers grants to train residents for Red, Purple Line work
    Officials in Maryland want disadvantaged local residents to fill thousands of construction jobs as two major transit projects come online in Baltimore and the Washington suburbs in coming years, and are handing out grant money to get them trained. On...
  • Traffic: Accident at I-95 toll plaza cleared

    Traffic: Accident at I-95 toll plaza cleared
    As of 9:40 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident on I-95 south at the Key Highway toll plaza had been cleared, and was no longer blocking lanes. Earlier reports of disabled vehicles in Baltimore County and Anne Arundel...
  • 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...
  • Governor swears in Smith, Hopper in new roles

    Governor swears in Smith, Hopper in new roles
    Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. as the state's transportation secretary and longtime aide Abigail Hopper as director of the Maryland Energy Administration at a State House ceremony Tuesday. Smith, a...