| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
All Amtrak and MARC rail service between Baltimore and Wilmington was suspended for several hours Tuesday evening after a man was killed on train tracks in Rosedale, rail and police officials said.
Baltimore County Police identified the man on...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:27 AM
As of 9:20 a.m., a three-vehicle wreck has closed one of four southbound lanes on I-95 in Baltimore County near the Baltimore Beltway exit (Exit 64), state transportation officials report. The southbound shoulder is also closed.
The Maryland Transit...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Ben Blake envisions a future where academics from New York and Boston will catch Amtrak trains to Baltimore's Penn Station with the singular purpose of becoming immersed in one of the country's most compelling archives on the gay rights movement.
| Mar 21, 2014
Were you wondering what was going to happen with the old B&O Station in Aberdeen? We have had many questions about the future of the structure that has had a long history of importance, and later neglect.
When we compiled the Historical Society of...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A man was struck and killed by an Amtrak train near Aberdeen late Saturday afternoon.
According to Kimberly Woods, Amtrak spokeswoman, the incident occurred around 4:34 p.m. when northbound Northeast Regional Train 168 struck a person trespassing on...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:03 AM
The Maryland Transportation Authority said that wind warnings are in effect for the Bay Bridge at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Under wind warnings, sustained wind speeds or gusts of 30-39 mph persist, and operators of house trailers, box trailers, motorcycles...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Amtrak is in the market for more than two dozen high-speed train sets capable of transporting passengers between Washington and Boston faster than its Acela Express service.
The company issued a request Friday for proposals to supply it with 28 high-...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 1:30 PM
When Rob Rogers woke up the morning of Dec. 8 and looked at an ominous weather forecast predicting several inches of snow or the threat of freezing rain, he knew exactly where he wanted to be.
The 24-year-old Hampden resident rushed to his computer,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Passengers at Baltimore's Penn Station and about 10,000 folks in Harford County lost electricity in two separate outages Thursday, said Rachael Lighty, a Baltimore Gas & Electric spokeswoman.
The lights went out at Penn Station around 4:30 p.m. and came...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:37 AM
More than 1,200 passengers on five different Amtrak trains traveling between Wilmington and Perryville were delayed for hours or forced to transfer trains on Monday night after a line of thunderstorms damaged the railroad's signaling system, according...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Baltimore planners want to invite development around mass-transit stations where individuals and families can live, shop and commute without having to get behind the wheel of a car — part of a proposal to modernize the city.
In the 350-page,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Weekend passenger train service will be a boon for travelers flying in and out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Airport officials welcomed last week's announcement by Gov. Martin O'Malley that weekend MARC train services...