| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The study of the Amtrak bridge replacement over the Susquehanna is a critical time for citizens, elected officials, and planning departments to get deeply involved. This project will have enormous implications for the future, and if done well, could...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Amtrak saw record ridership in fiscal year 2013, including tens of thousands of additional riders out of Baltimore's Penn Station, the company said Monday.
Total national ridership reached 31.6 million, about 400,000 more than in 2012, the company said....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:05 AM
If you're up for planning a post-holiday getaway, Amtrak has a deal that will save you cash - but you must hurry to get in on this flash sale.
Travel on the Northeast Regional from Baltimore to New York for $38 each way, about half off a typical fare....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:37 PM
On Saturday, March 7, 1914, George Herman Ruth planted his feet in the batter's box of the baseball diamond at the Cape Fear Fair Grounds in Fayetteville, N.C., and slammed a pitch.
The confident rookie, who had just signed with the Baltimore Orioles,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:01 AM
By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours.
McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of...
| Jan 1, 2014
The launch of regular Saturday and Sunday commuter train service between Baltimore and Washington on the MARC rail line in December may be one of the best things that's happened to Charm City in decades. It will make it easier for Baltimore's harbor...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:47 AM
On a morning when many people woke up to three to six inches of snow, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting several incidents at 7:45 a.m., the most serious being a utility incident in the city on Washington Boulevard at Bush Street...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:47 AM
Three local roads, including two in Harford County, have been shut down in both directions as motorists tackle a Wednesday morning commute hampered by a wintry mix.
The state Department of Transportation said debris on MD 165 has closed the roadway in...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
That was a good editorial on the expansion of MARC commuter rail service, but I have to echo the sentiment of some of my fellow MARC monthly ticket holders at the loss of our access to Amtrak on the weekends ("Weekends on the MARC," Jan. 2).
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
With the clearing of an accident with injury in Parkville on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at Harford Road, state and local transportation departments reported no unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m. on Tuesday.
The Maryland Transit Administration...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Though Bay Bridge wind restrictions and warnings had been lifted two hours prior, a two-vehicle crash on the bridge westbound has blocked the westbound right traffic lane and westbound middle lane at 9:04 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the Maryland...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:37 AM
It absolutely is a positive development that the old Baltimore & Ohio Railroad passenger station on West Bel Air Avenue in Aberdeen is poised to make the transition from dilapidated hulk to historic site.
There's something in the American psyche that...