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  • Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified

    Man killed near Amtrak, MARC tracks in Rosedale identified
    All Amtrak and MARC rail service between Baltimore and Wilmington was suspended for several hours Tuesday evening after a man was killed on train tracks in Rosedale, rail and police officials said. Baltimore County Police identified the man on...
  • Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed

    Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed
    The estimated costs for the Red and Purple transit lines in Baltimore and suburban Washington increased in recent years, an analysis released Wednesday by the Federal Transit Administration showed. The Red Line, which would cut west-to-east across and at...
  • Man stopped by federal agents at MARC station after snapping photos

    Man stopped by federal agents at MARC station after snapping photos
    A man taking a series of photographs on a MARC train in Odenton on Tuesday morning was briefly detained by federal agents after raising concerns among fellow passengers. The man, who has not been identified, turned out to be a self-described "train...
  • Traffic: All lanes reopened on Northern Parkway

    Traffic: All lanes reopened on Northern Parkway
    All lanes have been reopened on Northern Parkway with the clearing of ice from a water main break that had closed the roadway for five hours after the Baltimore City Department of Public Works, first reported the incident around 4:15 a.m. on Thursday....
  • Family remembers Craig Ray, gunned down after noise complaint

    Family remembers Craig Ray, gunned down after noise complaint
    Craig David Ray and his cousins believed they were beating the odds. Growing up in Baltimore, they knew many young black men who were gunned down or sent to prison. As they entered their 30s, Ray and his family members were thankful for their health and...
  • Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Incident on I-95 North in Baltimore City
    An incident involving a vehicle on Interstate 95 North in Baltimore City at the Caton Avenue exit has closed the northbound right traffic lane and northbound right shoulder at 8:59 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation....
  • Traffic: Fatal pedestrian crash on MD 2 in Glen Burnie

    Traffic: Fatal pedestrian crash on MD 2 in Glen Burnie
    Anne Arundel County Police on Friday morning reported a fatal pedestrian crash in Glen Burnie on MD 2 at Marley Station Road. No additional information was given. The state Department of Transportation reported all lanes closed on MD 2 South in Glen...
  • Red Line — too little for too much [Letter]

    Red Line — too little for too much [Letter]
    In its "Winter 2014 Red Line Update," the Maryland Transit Administration revealed that its plan for funding the Red Line includes a "contribution" from Baltimore of up to 20 percent of the $2.8 billion current projected cost of the project ("Cost for...
  • Leaked city documents show undisclosed speed camera problems

    Leaked city documents show undisclosed speed camera problems
    Last March, Baltimore issued a speed camera ticket to a bus company after one of its yellow buses was clocked going 42 mph on Harford Road. But the city voided that $40 citation after concluding the vehicle’s actual speed was just 26 mph —...
  • Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan

    Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan
    A three-year state audit of the Maryland Transportation Authority found significant problems with how the organization handles purchases and an inadequate "disaster recovery plan" if its E-ZPass toll collection system fails. The authority, which operates...
  • Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared

    Traffic: Accidents on I-895 and I-795 cleared
    As of 9:30 a.m., an accident on I-895 north near Childs Street in the city was cleared, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation. The same was true for an early, major incident of the Monday morning commute — a six-vehicle accident...
  • National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election

    National transit union ousts Baltimore president, calls for new election
    Bus drivers, dispatchers and other public transit employees in Baltimore will vote for a new local union president next week, following the ouster of their elected president by national union officials. Union officials said Janice Murray was removed as...