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  • Balt. Co. Council approval keeps path for cyclists and pedestrians clear

    Balt. Co. Council approval keeps path for cyclists and pedestrians clear
    The goal of providing more paths for bicyclists and pedestrians in an area that stretches from Arbutus to Lutherville moved a step closer last week with the Baltimore County Council's approval of an access plan. "That's a big win," said Councilman Tom...
  • Editorial: Route 24 has made worse the problem it sought to solve

    It's been a quarter of a century since Route 24 opened to traffic, but only relatively recently has it ceased to be known as either "New 24" or, more obscurely, the Emmorton Bypass. Indeed, at this late date, Emmorton is a place name with little sense...
  • O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas

    O'Malley, top Democrats propose higher taxes on gas
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly are proposing to raise taxes on gasoline by $2 billion over five years to pay for highways, transit and other transportation projects. The legislation endorsed by the governor,...
  • Bottleneck at I-95, Baltimore Beltway remains, possibly to promote use of new toll lanes [Editorial]

    Bottleneck at I-95, Baltimore Beltway remains, possibly to promote use of new toll lanes [Editorial]
    It's not much of a surprise that the Maryland State Highway Administration is again looking at making I-95 wider in Harford County from the Route 24 interchange south to the Baltimore County line and beyond. The state has dozens of projects in the long-...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-97 near Route 100

    Traffic: Accident on I-97 near Route 100
    As of 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was slow on I-97 northbound at Route 100 in Anne Arundel County, due to an accident. Accidents were slowing traffic on I-95 southbound at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore City, I-95 northbound near Route 295 in...
  • More traffic study requested for MedStar project in Bel Air South

    More traffic study requested for MedStar project in Bel Air South
    MedStar Health's plan to build a $30 million medical facility on the outskirts of Bel Air, at Emmorton and Plumtree roads, cleared nearly every aspect of a Harford County Development Advisory Committee review Wednesday morning. The one exception was...
  • Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel

    Marylanders poised to begin annual Thanksgiving travel
    Mara Kaminowitz knows the roads. That's why the professional mapmaker and her husband will be taking the train to New York City to celebrate Thanksgiving with family. "That's our strategy for how to deal with holiday traffic — avoid I-95 at all...
  • Utility repair work complete on Park Heights Ave. in Pikesville

    Utility repair work complete on Park Heights Ave. in Pikesville
    Crews have completed repairs to a leaking water main that had slowed traffic along Park Heights Avenue and Old Court Road in Pikesville, according to public works officials. The repairs were completed about 11 p.m. Wednesday, said Kurt Kocher, a...
  • BGE to spend at least $1 million fixing power outage problems in Roland Park

    BGE to spend at least $1 million fixing power outage problems in Roland Park
    On a night when Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. warned of possible power outages from a brewing nor'easter, BGE officials were in Roland Park, presenting plans to fix frequent outages on many of the community's streets. Roland Park residents have...
  • 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...
  • Audit faults highway agency dealings with contractors

    A top manager at the State Highway Administration apparently solicited funds from contractors for a golf tournament in which he had a financial stake — and then expedited awards to some of the same companies. Another senior official retired from...
  • Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches

    Md. still feeling quake's effects as hurricane approaches
    A day after the largest East Coast earthquake in more than 60 years, Marylanders continued to deal with the fallout, as officials assessed the effects on buildings and infrastructure, transit riders saw delays and some federal workers and public school...