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D.C. Metro chief proposes permanent end to late-night service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro's general manager is proposing that the Washington-area subway system should close at midnight on a permanent basis to allow for ongoing maintenance. Metro suspended late-night service in May before it launched its ongoing nine-month maintenance surge. The system had been...

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  • MTA to hold 20 workshops on BaltimoreLink bus routes

    MTA to hold 20 workshops on BaltimoreLink bus routes

    The Maryland Transit Administration will hold 20 workshops in the next three months to get feedback on its BaltimoreLink plan, a series of new bus routes intended to better connect the area's public transportation. The plan — Gov. Larry Hogan's $135 million answer to transform Baltimore's transit...

  • Crash, vehicle fires cause major backup on I-695 at Charles Street

    Crash, vehicle fires cause major backup on I-695 at Charles Street

    All lanes of the Baltimore beltway are closed in both directions after a tractor-trailer and another vehicle crashed and both caught fire on the inner loop just before the Charles Street exit Thursday morning, State Police said. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not...

  • New 'Express BusLink' service to offer suburb-to-suburb routes

    New 'Express BusLink' service to offer suburb-to-suburb routes

    The Maryland Transit Administration will launch Monday the first routes of its new "Express BusLink" suburb-to-suburb network, officials announced. The first routes, 102, 106 and 107 will connect Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Old Court, Owings Mills, Security Square...

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  • Baltimore named one of best cities in U.S. for creatives by Thrillist

    Baltimore named one of best cities in U.S. for creatives by Thrillist

    New York and L.A. may have thriving art scenes, but if you’re looking to live out your artistic dreams at a fraction of the cost, Charm City is the place to be, according to Thrillist. (Plus, there are crab cakes.) The entertainment and lifestyle website recently named Baltimore one of "the best...

  • Spirit Airlines adds nonstop flights from BWI to Fort Myers and Tampa

    Spirit Airlines adds nonstop flights from BWI to Fort Myers and Tampa

    Spirit Airlines on Tuesday announced new daily nonstop flights to Florida from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Direct flights from Baltimore to Fort Myers and Tampa begin November 10. Flights are available for purchase beginning Tuesday. The new flights build on Spirit's...

  • Ocean City business grounds Trump airplane banners

    Ocean City business grounds Trump airplane banners

    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The owner of Ocean Aerial Ads will pull political banners supporting Donald Trump after a series of complaints. Media outlets report that the ads, which flew on banner planes for only one day, allegedly read "Stop Mad Cow Disease Stop Hillary" and "America First. Build That...

  • Mountain getaways: Summer is the perfect time to head for the hills

    Mountain getaways: Summer is the perfect time to head for the hills

    Who says fighting hours of traffic simply to score a blanket-size space on a jam-packed beach is a required rite of summertime? This year, why not skip the scorching sand, crowded restaurants and boardwalk kitsch? Instead, chill out in the mountains, where you'll find spectacular scenery, fresh...

  • Ocean City Inlet to be dredged beginning this weekend

    Ocean City Inlet to be dredged beginning this weekend

    The 150-foot Dreddge Currituck is scheduled to arrive Friday in Ocean City to begin dredging the channel through the inlet this weekend, the Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday. The Currituck, an Army Corps hobber dredge based in Wilmington, N.C., is designed to work in shallow-draft ocean bar...

  • Weekend adventure: A visitors' guide to Sykesville and its small-town charms

    Weekend adventure: A visitors' guide to Sykesville and its small-town charms

    Maryland, a melting pot of the Mid-Atlantic, has many unique small towns to visit. There are the beach spots with coastal charm, the historic cities with Colonial vibes and places edging on the country that share a likeness with the deeper South. But this year, none of them are as cool as Sykesville....

  • Best places to travel in July

    Best places to travel in July

    In Chicago, things are starting to get a little toasty and pretty crowded. If you're looking to escape, there are a few locations that would be good to check out. Here is a list of the best places to visit in July, according to Travel + Leisure.

  • National Parks properties in Maryland

    National Parks properties in Maryland

    The National Park Service is celebrating 100 years. Here's a glimpse at some of the properties the service manages in Maryland. For a comprehensive list of parks, visit findyourpark.com.

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