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  • The policies behind the traffic jams

    I would love to introduce the writer today complaining about the incessant traffic backups on Interstate 95 to the writer whose letter published last weekend took great umbrage at the proposed increase in the tolls who feels that anything less than...
  • U2 traffic: Downtown traffic not too bad, city says

    As of about 5:30 p.m. the expected traffic congestion from the influx of U2 fans to M&T Bank Stadium wasn't looking too bad, according to the Baltimore Department of Transportation. Department spokeswoman Kathy Chopper said some backups were developing...
  • Marylanders need to put as much effort into fighting toll increases as they have fighting illegal immigrant tuition bill

    I believe our way of life and standard of living in Maryland is slowly but surely being taken away. It will take a strong joint effort to keep this state I love so much the "Free State." The in-state tuition for illegal immigrants law, or the Dream Act,...
  • Is 'helping out' a stranger assisting or enabling?

    Is 'helping out' a stranger assisting or enabling?
    After seeing a Saturday night movie, my wife and I had come out of The Charles and were headed for the parking lot. At the corner of Charles Street and Lanvale, coming directly at us, was a good-looking man of about 35. "Uh, oh," I thought. And sure...
  • The Interview: Aaron Greenfield, attorney for Holocaust survivors and families

    The Interview: Aaron Greenfield, attorney for Holocaust survivors and families
    Baltimore attorney Aaron Greenfield's work representing Holocaust survivors and their families earned him an invitation last month to join a special committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Greenfield, special counsel in the corporate practice...
  • Higher tolls expected to generate truck traffic

    With all of the concerns surrounding MdTA's proposed toll increases on cars on the Susquehanna River bridges, few are looking at the potential impact on larger trucks and increased Conowingo Dam traffic. The Conowingo Dam is one of the three bridges...
  • Speed enforcement Jeep attacked on BW Parkway

    Speed enforcement Jeep attacked on BW Parkway
    A man wielding a hammer and a shotgun attacked a speed enforcement vehicle on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway near the BWI Marshall Airport exit Wednesday morning, prompting police to close the highway for several hours. Police said the assailant was...
  • Getting There: Proposed toll hikes draw hostile reception

    A proposal to impose the largest toll increases in the state's history received a hostile reception from residents Monday night as the Maryland Transportation Authority brought its proposal to Baltimore for public comment. Several dozen people turned out...
  • Shopping for groceries while you wait

    Sometimes, the worst part of public transportation is having to conform to someone else's timetable. But the U.K. supermarket chain Tesco has found an innovative way to maximize the "unavoidable delay" of commuting. The company installed virtual grocery...
  • City says Grand Prix won't close downtown

    City says Grand Prix won't close downtown
    Baltimore's top transportation officials sought to reassure residents Monday that while several of the city's busiest streets would close for the Labor Day weekend Grand Prix road race, the downtown itself would remain open for business. The city's...
  • Proposed toll increase is not small change

    The level of the proposed increase in tolls is outrageous during this austere time and is expected to generate an additional $77 million per year. Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA) toll revenue supports Maryland's tunnels, bridges and turnpikes....
  • Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle

    Baltimore Grand Prix had better be worth the hassle
    For years, Baltimore has been a city divided on east-west lines. East Baltimore political organizations vie with those in West Baltimore. The city's high schools have spirited crosstown rivalries, such as Dunbar and Douglass. Loyalties on the college...