COMMUTING & TRAFFIC

Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds

Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds

Two Maryland lawmakers joined Amtrak and Obama administration officials at Penn Station on Monday morning to call for long-term federal funding of transportation projects — pointing to Baltimore's 141-year-old passenger rail tunnel as a prime example of the need.

Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12

Nearly one year after the Halethorpe MARC train station was rebuilt, ridership has increased slightly, but parking continues to plague commuters.

Traffic tie-ups to ease as Russell Street work wraps up

Baltimore commuters, take heart: Some of the frustration felt in recent weeks on major arteries to downtown will soon come to an end.

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Walden's way: New eco-friendly resort in Western Maryland

Blue Moon Rising is a vacation village nestled in the mountains of Garrett County where you can vacation like Thoreau.

Collecting LGBTQ material at the National Museum of American History [Pictures]

See some of the items that will be added to LGBT history collection at National Museum of American History in Washington.

Maryland student has close encounter with great white shark

Was it Big Kahuna? That's just a guess after seeing a video of a shark circling a boat off the coast of Ocean City that was posted online by...

No-frills stays for college kids at new booking site Hovelstay.com

Most college kids really don't care about luxury when they travel; what they want is a cool experience. That's the philosophy behind a...

Scientists exploring offshore canyons for Atlantic deep-sea corals 

Seventy miles off Ocean City, scientists aboard the federal research vessel...