| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Col. Erland A. Tillman, a decorated Army officer and noted civil engineer who helped design the Maryland Transit Administration's Metro subway from Owings Mills into downtown Baltimore, died of complications from heart failure Sept. 6 at Gilchrist Hospice...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A Maryland Transit Administration police officer shot a man in the foot at the Mondawmin Mall subway stop Tuesday afternoon as he ran toward her while fleeing officers who had pulled over his vehicle, police said.
The shooting was reported at about 3:...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter."
The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Years ago, I did a fair amount of traveling, mostly along the East Coast, and was pleasantly surprised that most cities are equipped with reasonably reliable commuter rail systems.
The closest is Washington, D.C., whose Metro system is so reliable and...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
I was flying home with my kids a few days ago, and we stopped at Subway in the airport. After answering all their other questions -- "What kind of bread? Which cheese? Toasted or not? What toppings?" -- one of the questions floored me. "Girl or boy?"...
| May 31, 2013
| 6:20 AM
The Howard County Public School System has announced a partnership with SUBWAY to encourage healthier lifestyles in several Columbia and Ellicott City schools.
Under the partnership, SUBWAY will work with students at Howard High School and Ellicott...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Maryland transit police are warning travelers to be alert on trains and buses, amid a long-running rash of mobile-device thefts targeting riders who were texting, listening to music or talking on the phone.
The Maryland Transit Administration has...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Ryan McGrath and other Baltimore-area runners were relaxing after the Boston Marathon, refueling with some burritos, when they heard the blasts.
"I thought maybe it's one of those boat-type things that just shoots off a cannon every day," said McGrath,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Tom Gamper, organizer of the annual City Catch program that teaches inner city children to fish, spent Friday stocking the Dead Run stream in Leakin Park with rainbow trout.
He would have been there Saturday too, when the children arrived, but he was on...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:50 PM
For the second consecutive year, transportation crews got their winter tune-up before Halloween, battling blinding rain and high winds as well as slick roads and blizzard conditions.
At the height of the storm overnight, 132 state roads were closed and...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:30 AM
All world-class cities have extensive mass transportation systems, but with the exception of Toronto — which has a robust streetcar program to support its massive subway network — virtually every city in North America has abandoned streetcar...
| May 7, 2012
| 5:27 AM
It's finale time! Make some party noises, put on some party hats, drink some party beverages, whatever floats your finale boat. I'm gonna dive in because of all the stuff that is happening, but I will foreshadow that this ending is not as predictable as...