| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The latest chart tracking Baltimore-area gasoline prices looks a bit like a sandwich cut in half diagonally, so steep is the decline. A gallon of unleaded has fallen about 28 cents per gallon (nearly 8 percent) since mid-October and is expected to fall...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Plans to get mass transit to the communities north of Pennsylvania Station are proceeding on parallel tracks.
A one-year-old, grass-roots campaign to establish streetcar service along the Charles Street corridor and south to the Inner Harbor is still...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Most who ride the St. Charles Avenue streetcar through New Orleans' Garden District are immediately smitten, not only by the city's charm but also by the convenience and nostalgia of the historic trolley. Many other cities, Baltimore included, have...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
John Travolta knew what he wanted to do with the role of Edna Turnblad, the zaftig housewife at the center of "Hairspray." The movie's producers, however, weren't so sure.
Especially when he insisted on using a Bawlamer accent.
"I got fought on it, by...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Even though there's no promise of construction money, the state is pushing ahead to draft blueprints for Baltimore's $2.2 billion Red Line light rail project.
The Maryland Transit Authority has asked a regional transportation panel to approve $55.6...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A comprehensive transportation investment plan proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley has the support of one local state senator.
Sen. Jim Rosapepe, a College Park Democrat, said it is "extremely important" for Maryland to increase its investment in...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Taxpayers in Maryland must pay to the MOB — Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov. Martin O'Malley and House Speaker Michael E. Busch. Their expertise is the legal extortion of the state's taxpayers. Since Governor O'Malley took office,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The budget fights in Washington, D.C., and Annapolis are looking predictably ugly this year and are shaping up along familiar lines: Do we raise taxes? Do we sink deeper in debt? Which programs do we cut — and how deep? How can we fund public...
| Mar 27, 2013
Opponents of the effort to raise Maryland’s gas tax have thrown around a lot of ridiculous claims in recent weeks, from the argument that the money isn’t really needed (if anything, the projected $600 million-a-year return is not enough to...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:03 AM
When it comes to higher gas taxes, most Maryland businesses agree on one thing: They want a guarantee that the money designated for highway revenues will go to roads and bridges. But when the rubber met the road in the Maryland House of Delegates, some...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:59 AM
With three weeks left in the General Assembly session, Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders have begun the painstaking process of rounding up the votes to raise taxes on gasoline — a move so unpopular it hasn't been done here since 1992....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Representatives of business and labor groups urged Maryland lawmakers Friday to fall in line behind Gov. Martin O'Malley plan to raise taxes on gasoline to fund transportation projects.
At a morning news conference in Lawyers Mall outside the State...