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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695

    Traffic: Collision on outer loop of I-695
    A collision on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Lochearn prior to I-795 has closed the outer loop left shoulder at 8:53 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A single-vehicle crash with injury on the outer loop of I-...
  • Drones hit home as local agents use sky-high technology to market properties

    Drones hit home as local agents use sky-high technology to market properties
    Real estate agents have long boasted of the lengths they'll go to market properties. Now, for some, the sky's the limit. As unmanned aircraft become more widely available, some agents have started to use drones to sell listings, inviting prospective...
  • Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's

    Amtrak, MARC service suspended after man killed by train in Prince George's
    A man was struck and killed by a train in Prince George's County on Friday afternoon, disrupting Amtrak and MARC service along the busy Baltimore-Washington corridor, officials said. MARC service was halted from about 2:30 p.m. until shortly after 5 p.m....
  • No serious injuries in Annapolis tour bus crash, police say

    No serious injuries were reported following a crash involving a tour bus and two passenger vehicles Sunday afternoon in Annapolis. The crash occurred around 4:30 p.m. Sunday on a ramp from westbound Route 50 to Interstate 97, Maryland State Police said....
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40
    Emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East in White Marsh at Days Cove Road has closed the eastbound right shoulder at 8:38 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A collision on U.S. 50 West in Arnold past the MD 2 (Governor Ritchie...
  • Cruise, sans boos

    Cruise, sans boos
    Cruising gets a bad rap. "It's boring." "It's for people of a certain age." "It's all about the food, and even that's not very good." "Don't even get me started on the faux Broadway entertainment!" Those are the high seas haters. The travelers who are...
  • Traffic: Collision on S. Clinton St. in Baltimore City

    The state Department of Transportation reported a two-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on South Clinton Street at 8:36 a.m. on Tuesday. No additional information was given. And the transportation department said that emergency roadwork on U.S. 40 East...
  • Amtrak's Susquehanna River bridge deemed safe after tugboat crash Wednesday night

    Amtrak's Susquehanna River bridge deemed safe after tugboat crash Wednesday night
    Amtrak and commuter rail service across the Susquehanna River was back to normal Thursday morning, hours after a tugboat crashed into the bridge between Harford and Cecil counties, causing delays to trains while inspectors checked the span and deemed it...
  • Car strikes gas station near BWI

    Car strikes gas station near BWI
    A car ran into a gas station near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Thursday afternoon, striking a natural gas line and causing a road closure, airport officials said. The car struck the Shell station on Aviation Boulevard near the north cargo area...
  • Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later

    Rosedale train explosion still being felt by local businesses one year later
    When the derailed train cars full of hazardous chemicals exploded, a shock wave shot through an adjacent industrial park, shattering windows, cracking concrete and buckling metal paneling and roofs. A year later, the recovery continues. "We're a...
  • 100 years in workers' comp

    Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Co. has some long-standing policyholders — 96 years, in one case. That happens when you date to the infancy of your industry. The Towson-based workers' compensation insurer — a century old this year —...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop

    Traffic: Collision on I-695 outer loop
    A collision in Towson on the outer loop of Interstate 695 at the MD 25 (Falls Road) exit has closed two outer loop traffic lanes at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. Emergency roadwork at U.S. 40 East in...