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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three

    Investigative file raises new questions about Baltimore crash that killed three
    Andrew Baker Jr. and Angel Chiwengo were holding hands and listening to soft music on the radio as he drove her home from the Pikesville Doubletree Hilton where they worked. As they headed east on Northern Parkway and passed through the York Road...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...