| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:34 PM
When Joe Flacco takes his first snap Sunday, he will line up behind a left tackle who 10 weeks ago was toiling away in Jacksonville, a left guard who has already made as many stops as an Amtrak train, and a center who two years ago was blocking small-...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:16 AM
A two-vehicle collision with injury in Baltimore City on Interstate 395 North prior to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard has closed one of four northbound traffic lanes and the northbound left shoulder at 8:51 a.m. on Monday, according to the state...
| Jan 1, 2014
The launch of regular Saturday and Sunday commuter train service between Baltimore and Washington on the MARC rail line in December may be one of the best things that's happened to Charm City in decades. It will make it easier for Baltimore's harbor...
| 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).
| 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,...
| Dec 20, 2013
This is a story of a Christmas baptism many years ago.
It was just before Christmas, back in 1889. All was in readiness for the trip down to Bush River Neck and Garretson's Methodist Chapel.
George and Mary Elizabeth's baby boy was bundled up, Nellie...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:45 PM
A pedestrian was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Middle River Tuesday morning in a gruesome incident that disrupted travel for hundreds of passengers, according to Amtrak and Baltimore County emergency officials.
As Amtrak worked to transfer...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:02 PM
The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades.
The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:04 PM
For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year.
Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:20 AM
In an effort to reach out to some of its "multicultural" riders -- namely those who identify as LGBT, black or Hispanic -- Amtrak has launched three new "microsites" where bloggers will be chronicling travel issues specifically relevant to those...