COMMUTING & TRAFFIC

City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion

City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion 

Baltimore city and county leaders announced Tuesday that they are committing a combined $280 million to fund construction of the Red Line light rail even as the estimated cost for the project has ballooned to $2.9 billion.

Marylanders expected to brave traffic in high numbers for Labor Day weekend

Uptick follows trend in holiday travel this year, comes amid airport, highway troubles.

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Carnival adds longer cruises from Baltimore

When the Carnival Pride returns to Baltimore next spring, it will have a new $500 million makeover and a new itinerary.

Beach patrol warns against swimming when guards are off-duty

Marylanders planning to travel to Ocean City for the Labor Day holiday need to...

Vacations by the book

Travelers are discovering a novel idea: literary-themed lodging at select hotels, bed-and-breakfasts and inns that incorporates books,...

Amish experience: Tourism dollars and televised depictions

Old World charm draws 8 million tourists each year to Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, home of the nation's largest Amish community.

American Airlines takes fares off Orbitz

American Airlines said Tuesday it has withdrawn its fares and schedules from Orbitz-owned websites, including flagship Orbitz.com, because...