| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Believe it or not, but Amtrak is the most energy-efficient form of motorized transportation available in the United States, according to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory report released this summer. Indeed, the comparison isn't really all that close,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:01 AM
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| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:46 AM
A woman was struck and killed by a Charm City Circulator bus Tuesday, hours after a MARC train crash at a Baltimore crossing claimed the lives of two people in an SUV.
Police said it was too early to say whether the snowy, icy conditions played a role...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Baltimore plans to pay its speed camera vendor $600,000 to end a troubled relationship that has left the city's once-lucrative automated enforcement program offline since April, city officials said Monday.
Termination of the contract with Brekford Corp....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Connie Rhodes had an extra incentive to head to North Carolina from Dundalk this holiday season.
Three of her grandchildren got married this year, and for their first Christmas with their spouses, "they wanted Grandma there," the 64-year-old said...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When Caleb McClatchey signed up to be a safety patroller last year at Waterloo Elementary School in Columbia, he though the experience would be fun. He had no idea how much good he would do, or that he would be recognized for his efforts.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:30 AM
I am responding to your editorial in which you take aim at Republicans for daring to protest the gas tax, the rain tax and the tolls that became effective July 1 ("Tolls, taxes and fees," July 3).
Specifically, you condemn the Republican leadership...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The American Civil Liberties Union says police are violating drivers' rights with license plate scanners that can be used to track their whereabouts with little oversight on how such data is used or stored.
The ACLU on Wednesday announced the results...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Tuesday will mark the nation's 1,000th straight day with the average cost of gasoline at or above $3 per gallon, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.
The streak is the longest on record, and the drivers' advocacy group said it will continue for another 1,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Rush-hour commuters could pay nearly $5 a day in tolls to travel back and forth on a seven-mile stretch of express toll lanes set to open next year along Interstate 95 east and north of Baltimore, according to proposed pricing approved Thursday by the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:48 AM
A variety of factors are driving gasoline prices down across the state this week — and now the federal shutdown could mean even more relief at the pump.
Gas prices have been falling for weeks throughout the region and state, to an average of $3.34...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:09 PM
The region's largest automobile club on Monday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate a crash on the Bay Bridge that catapulted a car and its driver 27 feet into the Chesapeake Bay.
"In my book, if a bridge doesn't get you...