| 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,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:52 PM
An Amtrak train stalled in the Joppatowne area after a mechanical issue Wednesday, and more than 100 passengers were transferred after being stranded for about an hour in 90-degree heat without air-conditioning.
When local a emergency crew arrived on the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The Havre de Grace City Council adopted a resolution Monday allowing the city police force to form a joint SWAT team the police in Aberdeen and Bel Air.
The action was the most definitive thus far from any of the three Harford County municipalities...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:35 PM
A mechanical problem stalled an Amtrak train south of Baltimore Friday evening, stranding its 404 passengers for about 40 minutes, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.
The Northeast Regional train, number 83, was headed from Boston to Newport News, Va., when...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A southbound Amtrak Acela train was stuck for three hours outside of Baltimore's Penn Station on Thursday evening due to a mechanical problem, Amtrak officials said on Friday.
Amtrak spokesman Craig Schulz said that around 7:21 p.m. on Thursday, Train...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Harford County is poised to spend $3.47 million to buy just about 5 acres along the Susquehanna River at the northern end of Havre de Grace. This comes even as the city government is in the midst of conducting a transaction that will add a waterfront...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:12 PM
After considerable debate Monday night, members of the Harford County Board of Education approved the school system's overall Capital Improvement Plan for the 2015 fiscal year, one that continues to give top priority to two Fallston area school projects...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I am writing in response to the editorial, "Charm City Express" (Sept. 16), outlining Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to increase support for Baltimore's public transportation infrastructure. As a student at Johns Hopkins University coming from New York City,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:44 AM
Amtrak has launched a new "Txt-A-Tip" program that allows riders and employees to report suspicious or criminal activity on the rail service via text message, the company announced Wednesday.
The program adds a new option, accessible to those with...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:39 AM
A $1 million project to renovate bathrooms at Penn Station in Baltimore, in part to make them accessible to individuals with disabilities, has been completed ahead of schedule, local transportation officials announced Wednesday.
The joint project...