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Maryland Department of Transportation

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  • Wednesday traffic: Few problems reported

    Wednesday traffic: Few problems reported
    The day after Christmas morning commutes are flowing smoothly with just one traffic incident reported throughout the greater Baltimore metro area. A disabled car was affecting traffic on the Interstate 695 outer loop just before the Jones Falls...
  • Thursday traffic: Early morning crashes cleared

    Thursday traffic: Early morning crashes cleared
    Two early morning collisions were cleared on area interstates by mid-morning, leaving area roadways clear for commutes. As of 8:30 a.m., a three-vehicle crash that had blocked one shoulder and a lane on I-695 at Chesaco Avenue on the outer loop in...
  • Public hearing set for Dec. 17 on Bike Beltway through Towson

    The proposal for a bike route through Towson will be the subject of a public hearing scheduled Monday, Dec. 17, 7 p.m., in the Historic Court House, Room 118, 400 Washington Ave., Towson. The county's Department of Public Works will on on hand to discuss...
  • Harford jury finds state was not negligent in 2001 Hatem Bridge deaths

    A Harford County jury has determined the State of Maryland and several of its principal transportation agencies were not negligent in connection with a 2001 accident on the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge that killed two Harford County residents. The...
  • Pump up the economy

    Pump up the economy
    The latest chart tracking Baltimore-area gasoline prices looks a bit like a sandwich cut in half diagonally, so steep is the decline. A gallon of unleaded has fallen about 28 cents per gallon (nearly 8 percent) since mid-October and is expected to fall...
  • Smooth holiday travel reported, with calm weather across U.S.

    Smooth holiday travel reported, with calm weather across U.S.
    Few disruptions were reported early Wednesday as the biggest travel day of the year began, with calm weather across most of the country. A handful of delays were reported among departures from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall...
  • Vote on $205 million MARC contract delayed

    Vote on $205 million MARC contract delayed
    The state Board of Public Works delayed action Wednesday on a $205 million contract under which a Canadian-based company would replace CSX Transportation as the operator of the MARC Camden and Brunswick rail commuter lines. The item was withdrawn from...
  • MTA recording bus conversations to eavesdrop on trouble

    MTA recording bus conversations to eavesdrop on trouble
    A Maryland Transit Administration decision to record the conversations of bus drivers and passengers to investigate crimes, accidents and poor customer service has come under attack from privacy advocates and state lawmakers who say it may go too far....
  • MARC to add weekend service to Washington

    MARC to add weekend service to Washington
    Maryland's MARC commuter trains, which have always operated Monday through Friday, will begin offering weekend service between Baltimore and Washington on the Penn Line in coming months. The expansion — put on hold in 2008 when the recession hit...
  • A better way for Towson to get around

    A better way for Towson to get around
    Downtown Towson is on the cusp of a building boom that will transform this suburban county seat into one of the most dynamic, cosmopolitan communities in Maryland. All the elements are in place for this transformation. Towson has two institutions of...
  • Five questions for Christopher Lee

    Five questions for Christopher Lee
    Christopher Lee cut his teeth on public-private partnerships 26 years ago as a Lehman Brothers executive in charge of financing projects in Asia. He put together a consortium of local investors to build a $1.8 billion, 12-mile toll road in Bangkok....