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  • Whistle stop

    Anyone who has been around long enough to hear the storied history of Aberdeen can attest that if it weren't for the railroads, the city wouldn't be what it is today. Long before there was an Aberdeen Proving Ground, there were train stations in...
  • Senator criticizes state for foot-dragging on Harford's BRAC needs

    Senator criticizes state for foot-dragging on Harford's BRAC needs
    The Maryland state government is not meeting needs for major road upgrades and technology education programs in Harford County to accommodate base realignment at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford State Sen. Nancy Jacobs says. Jacobs was in Annapolis for...
  • Maryland transit spending: No bang for the buck

    Maryland transit spending: No bang for the buck
    Unlike many elected officials and transportation planners, Maryland state comptroller Peter Franchot understands the connection between economic growth and mobility. Mr. Franchot proposed suspending the state's gasoline tax on long weekends during the...
  • Md.'s gas tax realities

    Md.'s gas tax realities
    The task force studying Maryland's transportation funding has yet to finalize its recommendations, but members should expect to receive a great deal of criticism when they do. The panel's preliminary recommendations made Tuesday include a 15-cent increase...
  • Aberdeen planning board gives go-ahead to new hotel

    The Aberdeen Planning Commission gave its approval Wednesday to a preliminary site plan for an extended-stay hotel within a mile of the main entrance to Aberdeen Proving Ground. The hotel will be part of Aberdeen Exchange, a commercial development...
  • Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast

    Earthquake in Virginia rattles Baltimore and the East Coast
    A frightening earthquake jolted Baltimore and much of the East Coast on Tuesday, shaking buildings and rattling nerves. Thousands of people streamed from offices and homes into the afternoon sunshine, stunned by a phenomenon more commonly associated...
  • Earthquake causes Baltimore traffic congestion, transit delays

    Commuters experienced delays on roads, bridges and transit systems around the state as Marylanders felt the effect of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia Tuesday, but most of the disruptions were clearing up by late afternoon. Jack Cahalan, a...
  • Marylanders rattled by the unexpected

    Marylanders rattled by the unexpected
    It must have been the construction site across the street. Or maybe it was a tractor-trailer lumbering by, a train rumbling underground or even a pesky friend shaking one's beach chair. Everything, that is, but what it actually was: an earthquake, so...
  • Earthquake causes Baltimore traffic congestion, transit delays

    Commuters experienced delays on roads, bridges and transit systems around the state as Marylanders felt the effect of a 5.8-magnitude earthquake in Virginia Tuesday, but most of the disruptions were clearing up by late afternoon. Jack Cahalan, a...
  • MARC train likely delayed Wednesday

    Commuters who take the MARC Train can likely expect reduced service Wednesday morning. The Maryland Transit Administration said Tuesday trains could be delayed because there are not enough train engineers and conductors to work. Tuesday's earthquake...
  • Don't be so quick to dismiss public transit as a viable mode of commuter transportation

    Wendell Cox's recent commentary dismissing transit as an efficient means of commuter travel displays a typically car-centric and myopic view of public transportation ("Before increasing taxes, increase trust," Oct. 12). It also offers conflicting...
  • Changes coming to Towson roundabout

    The State Highway Administration is taking another crack at the Towson roundabout — aiming to improve safety and traffic flow at an intersection that has bedeviled engineers for decades. The agency said it will launch a $632,000 project at the...