| May 10, 2011
| 9:25 PM
Maryland ranks among the best states in measuring the results of transportation spending, according to a report released Wednesday by two important think tanks.
The state was one of five to be classified as "leading the way" in all categories rated by...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 8:01 AM
Prince George's County residents can avoid penalties for possessing fireworks through the Prince George's County Fire Department's fireworks amnesty program. This is the ninth year that the county fire department has run the program, which allows...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 6:07 PM
When Kathleen Thompson learned this week that her Forest Glen engineering firm would not receive payment from its biggest client, the Federal Aviation Administration, the decision she had been dreading suddenly became inevitable: She told employees that...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Harriet Tubman has long inspired a deep sense of pride among Marylanders, especially in the rural communities of the Eastern Shore, where the former slave was born and led dozens to freedom on the Underground Railroad.
While her story is taught to...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 5:43 PM
A Hanover-based trucking company with a long history of safety violations — including a fatal crash in August — has been ordered off the road after federal regulators found it to be an "imminent hazard" to the public.
The Federal Motor...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:08 PM
It was undoubtedly exciting news: Baltimore would become one of the few spots in the U.S. offering flights to Cuba, a Communist nation largely off-limits to American travelers.
But one critical item had been overlooked: the paperwork.
The Florida travel...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:37 PM
Federal regulatory officials moved quickly to shut down an Anne Arundel County trucking company that opened at the same address as a freight hauler closed this month by authorities who cited a number of safety violations and seven crashes in the past...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 5:00 AM
In meetings with members of Congress and their staffs this month, I was very clear about my reason for being there: AAA Mid-Atlantic is strongly opposed, on behalf of its members and all motorists, to any increase in the size and weight of tractor-trailer...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Tucked behind a ruined grain elevator at a pier along an industrial stretch of Baltimore's waterfront lies a still-gleaming white vessel that was once one of the nation's proudest maritime achievements — the only nuclear cargo and passenger ship...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:35 PM
For the second year in a row, passenger traffic set records at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, with 22.39 million ticket holders passing through the gates in 2011.
The 2.1 percent increase came as airport officials...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:15 AM
So, gas is going up to $5 per gallon, probably more. Hey, this could be a real problem. In fact, it's a huge problem for the hard-working Americans, especially those in the lower middle class. We have to do something about it.
An example: Joe Doaks...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Maryland may eventually do away with tollbooths on the state's highways, bridges and tunnels and switch to electronic toll collection.
A preliminary report by the Maryland Transportation Authority concluded that converting its seven toll plazas is...