| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Months after a CSX train collided with a truck in Rosedale, triggering an explosion felt around the region, a crash that killed two in Baltimore last week again raised questions about the safety of the state's railroad crossings.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A Howard County police cruiser was involved in a crash in Ellicott City on Baltimore National Pike on Friday morning, officials police said.
The county Traffic Enforcement Section said that at approximately 5:39 a.m. a marked 2008 Ford Crown Victoria...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains.
The two planned to grab...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:46 AM
A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV.
Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Two pedestrians were struck and killed by cars in separate incidents in Joppa and Dundalk on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, authorities said.
A Baltimore woman who had gotten out of her car Tuesday night after a fender-bender in Joppa was struck...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:34 PM
More than 1,200 passengers boarded MARC trains Saturday for round trips on the first full day of weekend service on the commuter rail line, the Maryland Transit Administration said.
The MTA released figures Sunday showing 2,465 boardings — 1,235...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:09 AM
What a delightful surprise Roger and I had on Sunday. We had a visit from Janet and Bill Carter. Janet was the daughter of Herbert and Dorothy Sprankle, who lived next door to us for many, many years. Over those years we have become good friends, watching...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:53 AM
An accident with injury reported in Anne Arundel County on MD 175 West at the Baltimore Washington Parkway has closed the westbound shoulder at 8:32 a.m. Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
In other incidents, all lanes have been...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Believe it or not, but Amtrak is the most energy-efficient form of motorized transportation available in the United States, according to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory report released this summer. Indeed, the comparison isn't really all that close,...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:17 AM
As we appear to be in a public-comment period regarding the proposed secession of five western counties from Maryland, I have a few additional observations to offer. But let me start with a summary of reasons for the separatist movement provided in dozens...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Travelers between Baltimore and Washington have a new option beginning this weekend: MARC commuter trains will begin running nine round trips on Saturday and six on Sunday.
The trains will run on the Penn Line and fares will be the same as during the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:12 AM
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation has reported a crash on the northbound Jones Falls Expressway at Cold Spring Lane at 8:43 a.m. on Thursday that has blocked all but one traffic lane. Traffic impact is severe, Baltimore DOT said.