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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Scooter accidents up in OC as 'scoot coupes' become more popular

    Scooter accidents up in OC as 'scoot coupes' become more popular
    Have you seen the scoot coupes out and about in Ocean City? If you're at all like me, when you see one you smile and think "how cute and fun!" And your very next thought after that is "too dangerous for me, though." Scoot coupes are those tiny two-...
  • Clamping down on bus safety

    Clamping down on bus safety
    In recent weeks, federal authorities have shut down four motor coach operators for presenting an "imminent danger" to the public. Unqualified bus drivers, poorly kept records, and even instances of allowing passengers to ride in bus luggage compartments...
  • Earthquake causes Baltimore traffic congestion, transit delays

    Commuters experienced delays on roads, bridges and transit systems around the state as Marylanders felt the effect of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia Tuesday, but most of the disruptions were clearing up by late afternoon. Jack Cahalan, a...
  • Traffic: Two-vehicle accident closes eastbound Route 100 at I-97

    As of 9:30 a.m., eastbound Route 100 was closed between I-97 and Oakwood Road due to an accident involving two vehicles. Emergency roadwork caused one southbound lane to be closed on Route 45 at Fox Tail Road in Baltimore County. The Maryland Mass...
  • Driver sought in Lansdowne hit and run of 14-year-old

    Baltimore County police have asked for the public's help in identifying the driver of the vehicle that struck and severely injured a 14-year-old girl at 9:26 p.m. Wednesday in Lansdowne. According to a release from the police, a green GMC sport...
  • Traffic: Two-vehicle accident I-95 before Fort McHenry Tunnel

    As of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on southbound I-95 before the Fort McHenry Tunnel Toll Plaza, due to an accident involving two vehicles. Eastbound U.S. 50 at Oceanic Drive was congested due to a collision involving two vehicles. Route 32 at...
  • Md. trucking firm called 'imminent hazard,' ordered off roads

    Md. trucking firm called 'imminent hazard,' ordered off roads
    A Hanover-based trucking company with a long history of safety violations — including a fatal crash in August — has been ordered off the road after federal regulators found it to be an "imminent hazard" to the public. The Federal Motor...
  • Traffic: Accident on beltway at I-795

    As of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, traffic was slow on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway at I-795, due to an accident. A downed tree was impeding traffic at Conowingo Road past Sandy Hook Road. The Maryland Transit Administration's light rail has...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-795 near beltway; Grand Prix delays

    As of 9 a.m. Friday, traffic was slow on southbound I-795 between Owings Mills Boulevard and the Baltimore Beltway due to an accident. A disabled vehicle was slowing traffic on northbound I-95 at the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Accidents were also disrupting...
  • Man held on human trafficking, prostitution charges

    A New Jersey man was arrested Thursday in Glen Burnie on charges of human trafficking and prostitution, police said. Uzodimma Nnamdi Oguh, 32, transported women along the East Coast to work as prostitutes, Maryland State Police said in a statement...
  • Pedestrian error cited in fatal accident in Dundalk

    Baltimore County police have released the identity of the pedestrian killed in an accident Friday in Dundalk. Joseph Allen McCoy, 52, of the 400 block S. Clinton Street in Highlandtown, was walking north on Eastern Avenue near 54th Street at about 7:05...
  • Crash involving school bus sends five to hospital

    A three-vehicle crash that included a city school bus sent five people to the hospital Monday afternoon, according to fire officials. The cause of the crash, which occurred about 4 p.m. in the 600 block of Patapsco Ave. in Southwest Baltimore, was...