| 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 6, 2013
| 1:58 PM
It didn't take long to see why a retired city public schools teacher is hailed by her neighbors as Miss Auchentoroly or, to others, the Clean Up Lady.
Barbara Anderson-Dandy is one of those Baltimore community dynamos who say they work behind the scenes...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Amtrak train service has been restored after a complete shut-down between Washington and Philadelphia earlier Wednesday, an Amtrak spokesman said.
The overhead power system was damaged south of Elkton at around 10:30 a.m., with hundreds of passengers...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Harford County Executive David Craig could be slugging it out for the state's highest office a year from now, but they were all smiles and handshakes Monday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:15 PM
The Havre de Grace City Council formally introduced a $14.8 million proposed general operating budget for fiscal year 2014 on Monday, which Council President Randy Craig noted includes a spending reduction of more $500,000 from the current fiscal year....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The Maryland Transit Administration said MARC train service experienced major delays during Tuesday morning's rush hour, with some disruptions due to late-arriving equipment from other trains.
Train 610 (7:50 a.m., Washington departure) ran up to 33...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:43 PM
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles.
Authorities identified the driver...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Years ago, I did a fair amount of traveling, mostly along the East Coast, and was pleasantly surprised that most cities are equipped with reasonably reliable commuter rail systems.
The closest is Washington, D.C., whose Metro system is so reliable and...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:36 PM
The explosion blasted out the windows at Shepherd Electric Supply as pieces of the ceiling rained down and the building groaned.
Roger Sampson, an employee, had lived in earthquake-prone Los Angeles for eight years and felt a quake shake Maryland two...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:32 AM
When it was built a century ago, Baltimore's Pennsylvania Station was embraced as a new gateway to the city. The elaborate Beaux-Arts building announced Baltimore's significance to the nation and anticipated serving generations of travelers to come....
| May 28, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The state Board of Public Works is expected to vote today on a contract that would clear the way for the Department of Housing and Community Development to move from its park-like campus in Crownsville to a transit hub in Prince George's County.