| 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...
| 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....
| 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).
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
For the second time in less than a week, a pedestrian has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Maryland, disrupting regional service.
Just after 4:30 p.m. Saturday, a pedestrian was killed on Amtrak tracks in Aberdeen by the No. 168 Northeast...
| 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.