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  • New hope for historic road showing its age

    New hope for historic road showing its age
    — The rise of this city in Harford County and its decline owed much to U.S. 40 and the car-centric culture of 20th century America. From World War II to the 1960s, motels and gas stations sprouted along the main road from Baltimore to Philadelphia...
  • 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...
  • Homeowner's pride shines through the blight [Letter]

    Homeowner's pride shines through the blight [Letter]
    Regarding your report that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to beautify the passenger rail approaches to Baltimore, my daughter and I ride the MARC train from Baltimore to D.C. five days a week. There are many sights that sadden me as we pass...
  • Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds

    Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds
    Two Maryland lawmakers joined Amtrak and Obama administration officials at Penn Station on Monday morning to call for long-term federal funding of transportation projects — pointing to Baltimore's 141-year-old passenger rail tunnel as a prime...
  • Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12

    Anniversary of Halethorpe MARC station renovations on Aug. 12
    Nearly one year after the Halethorpe MARC train station was rebuilt, ridership has increased slightly, but parking continues to plague commuters. Dozens of commuters waited to catch a southbound train to work in Washington, D.C. during the extended rush...
  • 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: 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...
  • The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]

    The Red Line numbers don't add up [Commentary]
    In a recent letter to Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz correctly stated that "… there was always a clear understanding that [the Red Line] would be a state and federally funded...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West
    A disabled vehicle on U.S. 50 West in Arnold past the MD 2 (Governor Ritchie Highway) exit has closed the westbound right traffic lane and westbound right shoulder at 8:42 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also said...
  • Leeds Avenue residents welcome new I-695 ramp

    Leeds Avenue residents welcome new I-695 ramp
    Maryland State Highway Administration plans to relocate an Interstate 695 ramp met with approval from residents of Arbutus street plagued by traffic using the present ramp. "It's wonderful — it's what we want," said Melissa Loverde, 44, who has...
  • Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson

    Traffic: SUV crashes into Drumcastle Government Center in Towson
    The Baltimore County Department of Public Safety on Thursday morning reported an accident involving an SUV that crashed into the Drumcastle Government Center on York Road in Towson. Officials said there were no major injuries and no one has been...
  • Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Loch Raven Boulevard

    Traffic: Emergency roadwork on Loch Raven Boulevard
    Emergency roadwork on northbound Loch Raven Boulevard in Towson at Mussula Road has closed the northbound left traffic lane at 9:02 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. An incident on Interstate 95 North in Rossville prior...