| 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...
| 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).
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:29 AM
At 9:30 a.m. the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident involving three vehicles on I-895 south at the Harbor Tunnel has been cleared, but officials are warning commuters to use caution, and expect delays until the backup...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
New technology that could stop or slow a train before an accident — reducing the likelihood of operator errors becoming deadly — will be installed on all MARC trains.
The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a $13 million contract on...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:47 AM
The locomotive pulling an Amtrak train came off its tracks in the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel in downtown Baltimore Monday, shutting down all local train activity on the Penn Line and disrupting the evening commute.
Train 97 was carrying 158 passengers...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I am not in support of the legalization of marijuana. I, like others, spent too much of my youth spaced out on pot. It was addictive, and it severely handicapped me in respect to my career, work and interpersonal relationships.
Did I love being stoned...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:53 PM
A pedestrian was killed by a CSX Corp. train in Rosedale on Tuesday afternoon, in what local police believe to be the third suicide by train in Maryland in less than a month.
Baltimore County Police were dispatched to the 8800 block of Pulaski Highway...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:36 PM
As snow started to fall across Maryland, highway officials urged people to stay off the roads, schools and offices closed, and flights were delayed. By early afternoon, multiple accidents and backups were reported throughout the area.
| 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...
| 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 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,...