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Transportation

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  • House passes bill to allow 70 mph speed limit

    House passes bill to allow 70 mph speed limit
    The House unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would allow the State Highway Administration or the Maryland Transportation Authority to raise the maximum speed on expressways and interstate highways to 70 mph. The legislation, which now goes to the...
  • Stray bullet crashes through window of Catonsville residence in 1914

    An article in the Feb. 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported a close call for local resident. A bullet from a small caliber rifle crashed through a window at the home of Dr. Henry F. Hill, Melvin and Edmondson avenues, late Wednesday afternoon and fell...
  • Classroom violence is a problem in the county, too [Letter]

    Your recent expose and editorial on violence in the Baltimore City public schools is proof positive that someone in the school system is hiding the dirt and intimidating teachers and other staff ("Curbing classroom violence," Feb. 17). And that's only...
  • His abolitionist ancestor freed 400 slaves

    His abolitionist ancestor freed 400 slaves
    Though he was a man of the cloth, Charles Turner Torrey went out of his way to publicly mock his enemies and alienate his ever-dwindling supply of friends. He was always short of money. He abandoned — or at least, severely neglected — his wife...
  • Transportation taxes again? [Editorial]

    Transportation taxes again?  [Editorial]
    It's a given that politicians like to spend money but they don't like to raise taxes. After all, the former makes them popular with their constituents and the latter has the opposite effect. Rarely is this more evident than in an election year....
  • As Horseshoe casino rises, officials work behind the scenes for smooth launch

    As Horseshoe casino rises, officials work behind the scenes for smooth launch
    The thud of nail guns and screech of drills echoed inside the cavernous shell of exposed cement, silver ventilation shafts and metal framing of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore rising on Russell Street. As cement trucks rumbled over stubborn patches of...
  • Traffic: Disabled vehicle in Catonsville

    Traffic: Disabled vehicle in Catonsville
    A disabled vehicle in Catonsville on the inner loop of Interstate 695 at Edmondson Avenue has closed one of four inner loop right traffic lanes at 8:58 a.m. on Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also said that an incident in...
  • Man shot in South Baltimore early Monday dies

    Man shot in South Baltimore early Monday dies
    A Maryland Transit Administration bus driver was identified as the man fatally shot early Monday morning in southern Baltimore. Police said Craig Ray Jr. was found lying on the ground, shot in the back, at 12:07 a.m. in the 2400 block of Wilgrey Court, a...
  • Traffic: Collision with injury in Baltimore City

    A two-vehicle collision with injury in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Keith Avenue exit has closed the northbound left shoulder at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-vehicle collision in...
  • Prize chicks perish as fire destroys heated shelter in 1914

    An article in the March 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported the loss of a farmer's flock after a fire. A brooder containing 120 prize white Wyandotte chickens four weeks old burned Sunday night at the home of Claude B. Doing, at Lansdowne. The...
  • Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia again being sought

    Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia again being sought
    The annual search is on for photos and other types of memorabilia relating to the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad and its narrow gauge predecessors. Members of the Old Line Museum in Delta, Pa., and other Ma & Pa buffs, collectively calling...
  • Traffic: Roadwork may cause delays

    Traffic: Roadwork may cause delays
    As of 8:50 a.m., a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 695 has closed two of three outer loop traffic lanes and a shoulder at Loch Raven Boulevard. Roadwork is also causing several lane closures in the Baltimore metro area. Patching and resurfacing...