| Mar 18, 2013
| 4:17 PM
A House of Delegates committee approved a plan Monday to raise taxes on gasoline by 3.8 cents July 1 as part of broader revenue package to pay for transportation projects.
The rise in the gas tax, which would be followed by more increases over the next...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:13 AM
At 9 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting a disabled vehicle in the roadway at I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in the city. Three vehicles were involved and two of the four southbound lanes were reported closed.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Accidents were bogging down the Thursday morning commute in the city and in Baltimore County, police said.
In the city, northbound traffic on Martin Luther King Boulevard was being detoured onto West Fayette Street after an accident between Fayette and...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:36 AM
The Maryland Senate will take up a proposed increase in the state's gas tax Friday, and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is expected to push it to a final vote before Sunday.
According to Senate staff, Miller will try to bring the transportation...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:57 PM
The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Friday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed gas tax increase, raising costs for motorists while providing an infusion of hundreds of millions of dollars a year for new roads and mass transit projects.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:49 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:35 AM
As of 10:30 a.m., light rain and low visibility continued to cause slow traffic and other issues. Use of headlights and wipers is strongly recommended.
A driver on the Baltimore Washington Parkway reported that traffic was at a standstill there just...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident on I-95 north in the city at the toll plaza, with one of the 12 toll lanes blocked — the far right lane.
In Anne Arundel County, there's still some debris in...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:56 AM
As of 8:50 a.m., the rush hour was winding down with just a couple lingering incidents.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at Loch Raven Boulevard is now cleared.
There's still a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:14 PM
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,...