| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Despite the industrial train tracks about 100 feet beyond her back fence, Laurie Weishorn's neat, tree-lined backyard in Southwest Baltimore can seem like an oasis of suburban quiet on a low-humidity summer afternoon.
After 22 years in Morrell Park,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:56 AM
As of 8:50 a.m., the rush hour was winding down with just a couple lingering incidents.
The Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting that the accident on the outer loop of the Beltway at Loch Raven Boulevard is now cleared.
There's still a...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
As of 9 a.m. Friday, the Maryland Department of Transportation was reporting an accident on I-95 north in the city at the toll plaza, with one of the 12 toll lanes blocked — the far right lane.
In Anne Arundel County, there's still some debris in...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:49 AM
As of 9:40 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident on I-95 south at the Key Highway toll plaza had been cleared, and was no longer blocking lanes.
Earlier reports of disabled vehicles in Baltimore County and Anne Arundel...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:35 AM
As of 10:30 a.m., light rain and low visibility continued to cause slow traffic and other issues. Use of headlights and wipers is strongly recommended.
A driver on the Baltimore Washington Parkway reported that traffic was at a standstill there just...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:46 AM
Even though a state plan to add express toll lanes to I-95 in Harford County and to possibly build a new Park-and-Ride lot at Route 152 in Joppa is years in the future, state transportation officials are continuing their quest for environmental permits in...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley this week announced nearly $650 million in transportation investments for Prince George's County that he said will create 4,000 jobs, reduce traffic congestion and improve pedestrian safety.
The projects will be funded from the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Maryland Department of Transportation officials say that as of 9:10 a.m, a disabled vehicle was on northbound I-295 north at I-195 in Anne Arundel County, but no lanes were reported being closed.
The Maryland Transit Administration reported that light...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:36 PM
U.S. commerce "would grind to a halt in a matter of days" in the aftermath of a crippling cyberattack that the nation's ports — including Baltimore — are ill-prepared for, according to a new Brookings Institution report.
But port officials...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley swore in former Baltimore County Executive James T. Smith Jr. as the state's transportation secretary and longtime aide Abigail Hopper as director of the Maryland Energy Administration at a State House ceremony Tuesday.
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:15 AM
A fatal accident that has closed all northbound traffic lanes on Interstate 95 in Harford County was among three incidents that prompted disruptions on local roads at 9:10 a.m., on Monday, according to the state and local officials.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:27 PM
A legislative audit released Wednesday found that Towson University was slow to act when students repeatedly wrote bad tuition checks and that a $4.3 million agreement with the Maryland Department of Transportation circumvented Maryland procurement rules....