| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore has the 11th-largest percentage of commuter walkers and bicyclers among major U.S. cities, according to a new report on bicycling and walking in the U.S.
"Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report," released Monday by...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Imagine that next week the price of a gallon of gasoline in Maryland went up a nickel or so. This shouldn't be too difficult a stretch the way gasoline prices have been rising in recent months. It may go up two cents or six, or it may stay about the same....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Chances are many Baltimore commuters will spend the weekend poring over maps, checking out city byways and back streets, and dreaming of something that may not exist come Monday morning's rush hour: a clear shot into downtown.
The Jones Falls...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:23 AM
For almost a decade, the Maryland business community has urged the legislature to raise revenue to invest in our state's clogged transportation infrastructure.
And for good reason. The Baltimore area is the fifth most traffic-congested in America —...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Attention, Baltimore commuters: The JFX has been reduced to two lanes in each direction. That means, come Monday morning, it's going to be extra-crowded on the expressway. To get to work on time, check out the directions below for alternate routes into...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Commuter advocates and Maryland lawmakers say they will fight to renew an expiring tax credit that benefits mass-transit users, including MARC riders.
Current federal law allows commuters to withhold up to $230 in pre-tax income each month that can be...
| Dec 27, 2011
It's a good thing Gertrude Stein never said, "A phone is a phone is a phone." Clearly, these days, her tautology would be a disconnect, received like a dropped call. The mobile devices we're so dependent on, attached like an extension of our brains, are...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Get out of that bus, train, light rail or subway and drive your car to work! Crowd the roads! Burn the most gasoline possible! Pollute the air!
That's the unmistakable message Congress has sent the nation's commuters with its recent choice not to...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Second in a two-part series
If you build it, they will come – and most will be in cars.
That's the reality facing planners at Fort Meade, the military installation in Anne Arundel County just east of the Howard County line that has seen major...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 8:48 PM
It had been a lot of years since I regularly made use of the Aberdeen train station when a friend of my daughter's was scheduled to visit and had taken the train from New England.
Back when I made use of the train a few times a year, the MARC commuter...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The Harford County Department of Public Works announced the Hess Road Bridge over the Little Gunpowder Falls in the Monkton area is closed to traffic daily through Thursday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The closures began Tuesday morning along one...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Increasing MARC train service during off-peak hours and initiating it on weekends would help boost the Baltimore-Washington economy, says a regional transportation advocacy group that seeks to make it easier for potential employees to reach job centers....