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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment

     NTSB report finds little chemical contamination from Rosedale derailment
    The only signs investigators found of the chemical-laden railroad hopper car that exploded after it derailed last year in Rosedale were twisted and deformed pieces of its aluminum shell that shot out like shrapnel, landing as far as 370 feet away. "Of...
  • Seahawks waived-injured former Dunbar standout Horace Miller

    Seahawks waived-injured former Dunbar standout Horace Miller
    Former Dunbar standout Horace Miller was waived-injured today by the Seattle Seahawks. Miller told The Baltimore Sun that he expects to rejoin the team later this year after reaching an injury settlement and plans to do his rehabilitation in the Seattle...
  • Traffic: Collision on MD 175 in Odenton

    Traffic: Collision on MD 175 in Odenton
    All northbound traffic on MD 175 in Odenton at Baldwin Road has been shut down due to a four-vehicle collision at 8:29 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on MD 100 West in Severn at the MD 170 (Telegraph...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway South

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on BW Parkway South
    The state department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on the southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in Linthicum at the Baltimore Beltway at 9:02 a.m. on Monday. No additional information was given. And the transportation department...
  • Failing grades for school bus safety [Editorial]

    Failing grades for school bus safety  [Editorial]
    This week, youngsters across Maryland will board the "big yellow cheese wagon," as it's sometimes called, and head back to school. And chances are high (aside perhaps from those teary-eyed moms and dads waving good-bye to their kindergartners for the...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the U.S. 1 (Caton Avenue) exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 9:09 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore

    Hit-and-run crash kills one in West Baltimore
    A 42-year-old man was killed and two pedestrians were injured Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash in West Baltimore, and police are searching for the driver. About 9:30 a.m., officers in a marked police cruiser observed a car driving erratically going...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville
    A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Pikesville at Stevenson Road has closed the right shoulder at 8:17 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT said that debris on U.S. 50 East in Annapolis at...
  • Mayor meets with residents over E. 26th Street collapse

    Mayor meets with residents over E. 26th Street collapse
    City and CSX Transportation maintenance crews did not do a good job responding to repeated complaints from residents about street damage on the Baltimore block that collapsed in the spring, according to the city's transportation director and a report...
  • Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash

    Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash
    A 51-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed Saturday afternoon in Parkton where he was involved in a three-vehicle accident. Joseph Zutell Jr. of Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle east-bound on Old York Road...
  • Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway

    Traffic: Collision on BW Parkway
    A collision on the southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway at Interstate 195 has closed the southbound right shoulder at 8:42 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash on U.S. 29 South in Columbia at...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared from MD 27 in Westminster

    Traffic: Crash cleared from MD 27 in Westminster
    All lanes have been reopened on MD 27 in Westminster on Wednesday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at Stone Chapel Road, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes have been reopened on MD 175 at Fort Meade with...