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Public Transportation

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  • State officials join effort to save Laurel train station

    State officials are joining hands with Laurel residents and city officials as they protest the potential closure of the Laurel MARC train station following the Maryland Department of Transportation's discussions with developers of Laurel Park Station, who...
  • Hogan turns back on Baltimore transit

    Hogan turns back on Baltimore transit
    Can anybody explain to me how Gov. Larry Hogan could nix the Red Line and yet has meetings scheduled with Delaware to extend the MARC commuter rail into that state ("MARC could be extended to Delaware," June 25)? I guess it's nothing personal against...
  • Fare card fraud costing CTA $6.5 million

    Fare card fraud costing CTA $6.5 million
    Fraudulent use of CTA free-ride and reduced-fare cards at rail stations has cost the transit agency almost $6.5 million since a crackdown was launched late last year, but suspicious use of the cards was down more than 20 percent, CTA investigators said...
  • Independence Day schedule and closings

    Independence Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, July 3: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Open Friday in Baltimore, Carroll and Howard counties; closed in Anne Arundel, Frederick and...
  • Millersville/Crownsville: Construction for charity's warehouse to begin in Millersville

    Millersville/Crownsville: Construction for charity's warehouse to begin in Millersville
    In 1992, the Rev. Ray Wilke, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Norfolk, Nebraska, had a vision of providing needed spiritual and basic materials to people all over the world after a trip to Latvia and Russia. Now his vision has moved forward as the...
  • Harford school officials, bus contractors reach contract agreement

    Harford school officials, bus contractors reach contract agreement
    Representatives of the Harford County school bus contractors and the Harford school system reached a last-minute resolution to their negotiations over contract matters Wednesday, which ensures no interruption in student transportation in the 2015-16...
  • Letter: MTA planners should be culpable

    Re: “MTA report accused of tunnel vision,” June 25. Gee, I thought “Truth or Consequences” was a game. Perhaps not. With the 710 Freeway options presented by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and its impact on the...
  • SunRail, Lynx running normal schedules Friday

    SunRail, Lynx running normal schedules Friday
    The SunRail commuter train and Lynx bus service will run normal schedules Friday, when many people are taking the day off from work for the July 4th holiday. The train does not run on weekends, and Lynx will go to shortened Sunday-like schedule for...
  • University students urge transit bus drivers to return

    Student government leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University are urging Milwaukee County bus drivers and the transit system to come to terms on a labor agreement. The student leaders say a 2-day strike by bus drivers has...
  • Winter Park is moving closer to becoming a quiet zone

    Winter Park is moving closer to becoming a quiet zone
    Winter Park appears to be moving closer to establishing quiet zones – or hosting trains that run through the city without needing to blow a whistle along the way. Quiet zones are a series of safety measures that, if enacted, mean the train conductor...
  • Firefighters respond to small fire at South Station

    Boston firefighters responded to a small electrical fire at South Station, but there are no reports of injuries. The fire reported at the transit hub just before 4 a.m. Thursday was described as an electrical problem in an area above the tracks and a 25,...