| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:30 AM
About 10,000 gamblers, well-connected guests and curious local residents are expected to come to the city a week from tonight for the grand opening of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, launching what city officials hope will be a powerful economic engine....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:47 AM
As an unprecedented wave of development gets under way in Towson, a close examination is necessary of the transportation infrastructure that must be in place to accommodate the boom in residents and visitors. The formation of a committee by 5th District...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:56 AM
The reactions triggered by the Board of Estimates' recent approval of a study of the feasibility of converting St. Paul and Calvert streets back to two-way traffic have demonstrated that this city is at a crossroads. Policies are changing and new ideas...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Fifth District Baltimore County Councilman David Marks last week formed a committee to consider a circulator transportation system, free to riders, for downtown Towson.
The Greater Towson Committee's transportation and placemaking subcommittee is...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Car-sharing company Zipcar has expanded quickly in its four years in Baltimore, scaling up from an initial fleet of 27 cars to more than 200 vehicles.
The Boston-based company announced Monday the opening of a new office in Harbor East, next to a new...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
For the first time in many years, I've been taking the bus on a regular basis again, and I have a few things to say about it. But first, a moment of awe: The drivers who work for the Maryland Transit Administration, at least those I've seen in action,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:15 AM
It was one of those rare June days in Baltimore — warm and sunny, not yet hot and humid — so you could take a good, long walk through the city without shvitzing or getting terribly distressed.
I mean, you could actually feel good about the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The Baltimore Department of Transportation has been awarded a federal grant of more than $850,000 to purchase an electric boat for its free Harbor Connector service in the Inner Harbor.
The service operates water taxis along three routes across the water...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:35 PM
A judge with the Maryland Public Service Commission proposed Thursday to categorize Uber and other popular rideshare companies as "common carriers" — and subject them to the same regulations as taxis.
Uber has threatened to leave the state if the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:49 PM
The Maryland Film Festival, which for the first time this year will not be showing the majority of its films at a single location, will have shuttles transporting moviegoers among its seven venues.
Free shuttles will be running about every 10 minutes,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Snow was tapering off by late morning in Baltimore and points north and west, expected to end with 3-6 inches of accumulation around the region. A blast of cold air was meanwhile moving in behind the storm.
Snowfall totals included 5.5 inches in...