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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • 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-695 in Pikesville

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 in Pikesville
    A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Pikesville at Greenspring Avenue has closed the inner loop left shoulder at 8:55 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration reported...
  • 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...
  • East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide

    East 26th Street residents call for compensation over landslide
    Residents of East 26th Street in Charles Village are seeking compensation from the city and CSX Transportation for damages suffered when they were displaced from their homes by a landslide in April that sent half their block crumbling onto railroad tracks...
  • More big names added to Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

    Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, country legend Kenny Rogers and rock group Train were added on Friday to the talent lineup for Sept. 13's Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Pier Six Pavilion. Also just announced: singer Jordin Sparks will join John...
  • Dr. Robert R. Hahn, ER chief

    Dr. Robert R. Hahn, ER chief
    Dr. Robert R. Hahn, former emergency room chief at what is now the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton, died Aug. 7 of coronary artery disease at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was 93. "Dr. Hahn was a wonderful, wonderful man. He...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-83 North

    Traffic: Collision on I-83 North
    A collision on Interstate 83 North in Baltimore County at Padonia Road has closed the northbound left traffic lane and northbound left shoulder at 9:10 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit...
  • Traffic: I-895 backed up due to emergency roadwork

    Traffic: I-895 backed up due to emergency roadwork
    State transportation officials said that the right traffic lane and shoulder on Interstate 895 South in Baltimore City are closed on Thursday morning due to Wednesday emergency roadwork. The state Department of Transportation reported the road closed...
  • 'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]

    'Struck by a Freight Train' [History Matters]
    August 1965 SOS for Institute "Patapsco Institute Museum Proposed "The 128-year-old Patapsco Female Institute may be saved for posterity and not be torn down as feared. For the past couple of weeks, the Times has been in contact with historical...
  • Traffic: Sinkhole, gas leak close roads in Anne Arundel Co.

    Traffic: Sinkhole, gas leak close roads in Anne Arundel Co.
    Two incidents in northern Anne Arundel County traffic have prompted road closures during Wednesday's rush hour, according to state and local officials. Anne Arundel County Police said that MD 648 at Old Mill Road in Pasadena is closed due to a sinkhole...
  • Traffic: MD 97 in Cooksville closed

    Traffic: MD 97 in Cooksville closed
    All lanes are closed on MD 97 in Cooksville due to a collision at Old Frederick Road at 8:27 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at the MD (Arundel Expressway)...
  • Traffic: Southbound U.S. 1 closed in Kingsville

    Traffic: Southbound U.S. 1 closed in Kingsville
    Southbound traffic on U.S. 1 in Kingsville has been shut down for more than three hours due to a single-vehicle crash with injury, according to the state Department of Transportation. The incident first reported by DOT at 5:48 a.m. has closed U.S. 1...