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  • East Coast storm spurs warnings, flooding

    East Coast storm spurs warnings, flooding
    A string of severe storms brought heavy rain and high winds through the Baltimore region and the East Coast on Tuesday, flooding homes and streets, knocking out power to thousands and forcing local school officials to cancel afternoon activities....
  • Region recovers from Tuesday's storms

    Local trains were back on schedule and power was restored to area homes and businesses Wednesday, as Marylanders cleaned up and repaired damage caused by the previous night's heavy rainstorms. The Maryland Transit Administration reported Wednesday...
  • Edgewood MARC station in final phase of construction

    The $5 million Edgewood MARC train station project is in its final phase of construction and plans are to have it complete in November. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger took a tour of the in-progress station earlier this week and was pleased with the...
  • State expected to give MARC contract to Bombardier

    The O'Malley administration has chosen a Canadian company to operate two MARC commuter train lines, passing over a competitor whose critics have tied it to Nazi Germany and avoiding a potential fight with Holocaust survivors. The Maryland Department of...
  • New train station in Edgewood is a nice idea, but it won't fix the commuter rail problem

    For most of us, a trip to New York City means there will be rides on the Subway. Visits to Washington, D.C., are much more palatable when parking problems are traded for train rides on the Metro. Go to San Francisco or Oakland, Calif., and odds are a ride...
  • Inaugural logistics

    Inaugural logistics
    President Barack Obama's second inaugural on Monday is not expected to draw the same number of people to Washington as his historic swearing-in four years ago. However, crowds will still be large, security will be tight and organizers are warning visitors...
  • Rail service between Baltimore, DC restored after electrical problems

    Rail service between Baltimore, DC restored after electrical problems
    Rail service between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., which had been suspended for about five hours because of the electrical problem on the Penn Line MARC Train 415, has been restored, said the Maryland Transit Administration. MTA released a statement...
  • MARC inaugural trains to D.C. still have plenty of seats left

    MARC inaugural trains to D.C. still have plenty of seats left
    With two weeks to go until the presidential inauguration, the Maryland Transit Administration still has plenty of seats left on MARC trains headed to Washington's Union Station. The agency is about to ramp up marketing efforts to sell the 7,400 tickets...
  • Gas tax gets a second look

    Gas tax gets a second look
    Anyone who believes that political stalemate over raising taxes or a preference for deferring hard choices were problems unique to Congress has probably never been to Annapolis. Even when one party dominates both chambers, as the Democrats do in the...
  • MARC: Rolling in the right direction

    MARC: Rolling in the right direction
    The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Act of 2013 will provide crucially needed funding for improving, expanding and building transportation projects throughout Maryland. Projects critical to continued economic growth throughout Central Maryland...
  • MARC gets a boost

    MARC gets a boost
    Last week presented the sort of opportunity that elected officials crave. As Gov. Martin O'Malley signed the gas tax increase into law, he announced a slew of new Maryland transportation projects — $1.2 billion in all — that can now move...
  • Tuesday traffic: Crash on Route 100

    Tuesday traffic: Crash on Route 100
    One lane and one shoulder of westbound Route 100 in Anne Arundel County are closed at WB&A Road due to a crash that happened at 8:46 a.m., according to the State Highway Administration. A four-car crash on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway at...