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  • Traffic: Collision cleared from I-83 South in Parkton

    Traffic: Collision cleared from I-83 South in Parkton
    All lanes are open on Interstate 83 in Parkton with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at the MD 137 (Mount Carmel Road) exit on Tuesday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation. Lanes are also open on MD 175 West in Fort Meade,...
  • Traffic: Crash at Goucher College Drive in Towson

    Traffic: Crash at Goucher College Drive in Towson
    Baltimore County Police reported a crash in Towson at Goucher College Drive and Locustvale Road at 8:58 a.m. on Monday. Northbound Dulaney Valley Road is shut down at Fairmont Avenue, police said. The state Department of Transportation reported a...
  • Maglev: bold, visionary and worthwhile [Letter]

    Maglev: bold, visionary and worthwhile [Letter]
    Kudos to Japan Rail and its promoters in the U.S. for their ingenuity and persistence in advancing the fortunes of magnetic levitation rail along the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.C. to New York ("Billions lined up for 'maglev,'" Sept. 4). As...
  • Red Line will be world class [Letter]

    Red Line will be world class [Letter]
    A recent letter compared the proposed Red Line to Baltimore's existing light rail and suggested that planners should abandon the Red Line's downtown tunnel ("Pricey Red Line fails to live up to expectations," Aug. 29). Experience with the existing light...
  • Amtrak train breaks down in Aberdeen, causes delays

    Amtrak train breaks down in Aberdeen, causes delays
    Trains were delayed by more than an hour Wednesday when an Amtrak train to Boston broke down in Aberdeen, officials said. The 284 passengers aboard Train 178, which left D.C. at 4:05 p.m., eventually switched trains to continue north, according to an...
  • Traffic: Southbound lane reopened on Belair Road in Baltimore County amid water main break shutdown

    Traffic: Southbound lane reopened on Belair Road in Baltimore County amid water main break shutdown
    Baltimore County Police reported on Friday morning all but one lane on Belair Road is shut down in both directions between Wholesale Club Drive and Dunfield Road due to a 24-inch water main break. Police reported lanes closed in both directions at 6:42...
  • Tracking the Red Line [Editorial]

    Tracking the Red Line  [Editorial]
    Baltimore's proposed Red Line passed a significant milestone this week with mixed results. The good news is that officials in Baltimore and Baltimore County pledged a combined $280 million to help build the 14-mile light rail project, less enthralling...
  • Moving Baltimore forward [Commentary]

    Moving Baltimore forward [Commentary]
    Baltimore City elicits genuine pride from its residents. Every neighborhood is unique, and generations of families have stayed here because they were not willing to give up on this great city. After decades of population decline, Baltimore is finally...
  • History shows Red Line would devastate Canton, Fells Point [Letter]

    History shows Red Line would devastate Canton, Fells Point [Letter]
    The article "City, county agree to help pay for Red Line as cost rises to $2.9 billion" (Aug. 26) was disturbing. As one who was born and raised in the area, I remember well the many trains moving along Fleet Street and Aliceanna Streets when automobile...
  • Port suffers a setback [Editorial]

    Port suffers a setback  [Editorial]
    While this week's decision to abandon the proposed $95 million intermodal rail facility at the Mount Clare yard in Southwest Baltimore may be regarded as a big victory for neighbors in Morrell Park and elsewhere who strongly opposed it, the decision is...
  • Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects

    Without rail facility, port faces uncertain prospects
    Baltimore may lose hundreds of jobs, tens of millions of dollars in economic activity and half of the port's containerized cargo following the state's decision not to build a new rail cargo transfer facility in Morrell Park. State and port officials...
  • State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists

    State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists
    State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will. With the state withdrawing more than $30 million in funding, the...