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  • Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash

    Trucker's unfamiliarity with Bay Bridge traffic contributed to crash
    In the 60 seconds before his tractor-trailer smashed into two vehicles on the Bay Bridge last summer, propelling one into the water below, Gabor Lovasz accelerated from 8 mph to 51 mph. In its final report on the incident, the National Transportation...
  • Speed camera reform bill passes General Assembly

    Speed camera reform bill passes General Assembly
    The Maryland General Assembly approved legislation Thursday that will provide new protections for motorists from erroneous tickets and other speed camera abuses, sending the bill to the governor for his expected signature. The compromise measure —...
  • Spring can't come soon enough after wear and tear of winter [Hudson's Corner]

    Slowly, winter 2014 thaws. Very slowly. We will likely need all spring and summer to recover. Our house and immediate surroundings are a case in point.  Most obvious are the potholes and ruts on the JFX and city streets. They remind me of virulent...
  • State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency

    State requires study of regional bus system before funding new Howard agency
    Howard County will move ahead with the launch of its new regional transit agency this summer despite a legislative decision in Annapolis to withhold state funding from the operation until it is studied further. David Nitkin, a county spokesman, said...
  • Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane

    Traffic: I-83 reopens after fatal crash near Cold Spring Lane
    As of 9:50 a.m., all lanes have reopened on southbound Interstate 83 near Cold Spring Lane after a fatal crash near the Pepsi sign, the Maryland Department of Transportation said. A driver was ejected amid the crash, which had shut down I-83 earlier...
  • Proposed CSX cargo facility causing friction

    Proposed CSX cargo facility causing friction
    City and state officials are re-evaluating their approach to a proposed railroad cargo facility in Southwest Baltimore, acknowledging that their initial response to community concerns fell flat. The public backlash stalled the CSX Corp. project, which is...
  • Public input sought on long-term regional transportation plans

    Public input sought on long-term regional transportation plans
    The leaders of central Maryland's various jurisdictions will haggle and negotiate in the coming months over what regional transportation projects to prioritize over the next two-and-a-half decades — and officials are looking for ideas from the...
  • Revised plans for 101 York adds parking, more beds

    Revised plans for 101 York adds parking, more beds
    The "timeout" on the 101 York student housing project that was imposed by Councilman David Marks in November in order to address parking issues appears to be over, as the developer presented a parking analysis and plans on Friday, which the firm says...
  • Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April

    Natural gas main upgrade on Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville to begin mid-April
    Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) announced Monday that it will begin a project in mid-April to upgrade a natural gas main under Wilkens Avenue in Catonsville. The main runs from South Rolling Road to just beyond a traffic circle at Hilltop Road, along...
  • 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...
  • Crash closes Interstate 97 in Anne Arundel

    Crash closes Interstate 97 in Anne Arundel
    Southbound Interstate 97 in Millersville is shut down for a multi-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon. Six vehicles were involved in the crash at 12:45 p.m. in a work zone near New Cut Road, according to Division Chief Keith Swindle, a...
  • Design unveiled for Inner Harbor tower

    Design unveiled for Inner Harbor tower
    A developer unveiled designs for the next Inner Harbor skyscraper — a 43-story residential tower sheathed in reflective blue glass on the site of the former McCormick & Co. spice factory — at a meeting Thursday with city officials. The...