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Road Transportation

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  • The policies behind the traffic jams

    I would love to introduce the writer today complaining about the incessant traffic backups on Interstate 95 to the writer whose letter published last weekend took great umbrage at the proposed increase in the tolls who feels that anything less than...
  • Crash on the Jones Falls shows the need for speed cameras

    The part of I-83 where a police officer was recently struck a candidate for speed cameras because it is a stretch of road so unsafe that "officers hesitate to pull over speeders because it's too dangerous to stop"? ("Police officer thrown off I-83,...
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Warren Whitney Perger, 48, of the 200 block of Bush Chapel Road, was arrested Wednesday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with disorderly conduct. A...
  • Red Line gets federal go-ahead for next phase

    The Maryland Transit Administration's proposed Red Line in Baltimore has received U.S. approval to move to the next phase of development, a strong indication that the east-west light rail line will eventually qualify for federal funding. Gov. Martin O'...
  • Fewer Maryland travelers expected July 4

    "Staycations" will rule this Fourth of July, according to AAAMid Atlantic. The group for motorists predicts that about 760,000 Marylanders will travel this coming weekend, a 2.9 percent decrease from last year. Ragina C. Averella, spokeswoman for AAA...
  • More than 1,000 protest proposed toll increase for Hatem bridge

    More than 1,000 people from the northeast corner of the state came out Monday evening to tell state officials not to raise the toll on the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge, which they say connects them to their churches, shopping centers, doctors and...
  • Construction worries Frederick Road businesses

    Construction worries Frederick Road businesses
    With construction to the bridge at the interchange of Interstate 695 and Frederick Road due to begin in the next weeks, Frederick Road business owners are wary of how congestion resulting from construction will impact sales. Though construction on the...
  • Myron "Mike" Beatty, paint company executive, dies

    Myron "Mike" Beatty, paint company executive, dies
    Myron O. "Mike" Beatty, a retired paint company executive, died June 26 of complications from pulmonary fibrosis at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 84. He was born in a caretaker's house at the Concord...
  • Looking back 50 years

    "Plans for the city's most elaborate celebration of the year are still underway as members of the Fourth of July Committeework feverishly to tie up the loose ends of the countless preparations to stage next Monday and Tuesday's patriotic program at the...
  • New Del. toll plaza open in time for July 4 travelers on I-95

    Could Delaware's infamous toll plaza bottleneck finally have been uncorked? Delaware Department of Transportation officials say they've completed a $32.6 million project — just in time for the July 4 holiday weekend — that will greatly reduce...
  • Getting There: Spending some time in a Howard police car

    If you ever venture into the Harper's Choice neighborhood of Columbia, be sure to make a full stop at Eliots Oak and Hesperus. Howard County Police Cpl. Kelly Tibbs may be watching. Tibbs has a perfect vantage point in the parking lot of an apartment...
  • Audit faults highway agency dealings with contractors

    A top manager at the State Highway Administration apparently solicited funds from contractors for a golf tournament in which he had a financial stake — and then expedited awards to some of the same companies. Another senior official retired from...