| 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,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:18 PM
The port of Baltimore logged a number of successes in recent days: a record-breaking year for the amount of cargo handled, state exports surging to $6 billion in the first half of this year and more federal funding to support shipbuilding jobs.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that a multi-vehicle accident on southbound I-95 in Harford County prior to Churchville Road this morning has been cleared. Elsewhere, there's roadwork being conducted on I-95 just prior to the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:43 AM
The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the JFX is cleared after accidents affected flow earlier this morning. One accident had closed all three southbound lanes near Northern Parkway, but everything is reportedly clear as of 7:45 a.m....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:47 AM
On a morning when many people woke up to three to six inches of snow, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting several incidents at 7:45 a.m., the most serious being a utility incident in the city on Washington Boulevard at Bush Street...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Officials in Maryland don't know how feasible it is to turn dredged muck from the bottom of Baltimore's shipping channels into a commercially viable construction material — but they are looking to find out.
The Maryland Department of Transportation...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
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.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Leaders of Maryland's transportation industry said Monday that the state's future depends on continued infrastructure investment, beyond the $4.4 billion already scheduled for highway and mass transit systems in the next six years.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:29 AM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:33 AM
The Maryland Transportation Authority has named Bruce W. Gartner its executive secretary, effective Dec. 11, following seven months of his acting in the role.
Gartner, 48, temporarily filled the agency's top position in June for former executive...