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Maryland Transit Administration

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  • Commuters in Baltimore taking fewer, longer trips via public transit

    Commuters in Baltimore taking fewer, longer trips via public transit
    Commuters in the Baltimore region took slightly fewer trips on public transit in recent years but traveled farther on the trips they took, according to a report released Wednesday by the Maryland PIRG Foundation. A total of 96.9 million trips were taken...
  • City homicide count rises for second year; victim 218 killed in Park Heights

    City homicide count rises for second year; victim 218 killed in Park Heights
    Rodney Eric Smith was shot to death in a dirty alley. Police found him surrounded by foam containers, liquor bottles and trash bags thrown into trees, yards from an uncovered storm drain that could break a car axle. Smith deserved better, said...
  • Man sought in theft from Spencer's in Harford Mall

    Bel Air Police Department detectives are investigating a theft from Spencer's Gifts in Harford Mall on Tuesday afternoon. Just before 1 p.m., a man gained access to the cash register and removed approximately $200 in cash, BAPD Detective Sgt. Jim Lockard...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    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...
  • Douglass shut out in bid for first state title, losing 25-0 to Fort Hill

    Douglass shut out in bid for first state title, losing 25-0 to Fort Hill
    The dream season for the Douglass football team did not come to a perfect end Saturday afternoon, as Fort Hill spoiled the No. 14 Ducks’ bid to finish undefeated with a 25-0 victory in the Class 1A state football championship at M&T Bank Stadium....
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Jan. 20: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
  • Douglass' Elwood Townsend named Ravens' High School Coach of the Year

    Douglass' Elwood Townsend named Ravens' High School Coach of the Year
    Douglass football coach Elwood Townsend was named Ravens’ High School Coach of the Year Sunday after guiding¬†the Ducks,¬†3-7 two years ago, to the best season in school history -- 13-1 with an appearance in the state final. Not only did the Ducks...
  • Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead

    Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead
    Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected. While a maximum...
  • Switch, signal problems cause MARC delays

    Switch, signal problems cause MARC delays
    MARC experienced significant delays arriving and departing Union Station on Friday night due to switch and signal problems, the Maryland Transit Administration said. At least one train — a late-afternoon departure to Washington — was canceled....
  • About 1,200 took MARC Saturday round trips

    About 1,200 took MARC Saturday round trips
    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...
  • Man robbed by men with BB gun in Severn

    Man robbed by men with BB gun in Severn
    A 23-year-old man was robbed by two men with a BB gun in Severn Saturday, Anne Arundel County police said. The suspects confronted the victim near Citadel and Stone Castle drives shortly after 3:30 p.m. and demanded money, police said. The victim...
  • Dunbar grad Evan Singletary commits to Albany

    Dunbar grad Evan Singletary commits to Albany
    Playing junior college basketball in Missouri, Evan Singletary was mostly recruited by Division I programs in the South and the Midwest. But the former Dunbar guard was hoping for more East Coast schools to come after him. "I wanted to be closer to my...