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  • State police to target truckers parked on I-83

    State troopers on Friday will begin a new enforcement effort targeting truckers and other commercial vehicle drivers who illegally park along Interstate 83 in Baltimore County, according to the Maryland State Police. The practice, which has increased...
  • BWI gets $12 million federal grant to repave runway

    BWI has received a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help pay for the repaving of its longest runway, members of Maryland's congressional delegation announced Wednesday. Work on Runway 10-28, the 10,502-foot asphalt strip...
  • $2 million grant for Ocean City buses

    OCEAN CITY, Md. — More money is one the way for buses in Ocean City. Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Sen. Ben Cardin on Friday announced a $2 million grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation's State of Good Repair Program. It provides...
  • Maryland to expand Howard County rest area as safety measure

    Maryland to expand Howard County rest area as safety measure
    David Lones pulled his red and silver 18-wheeler off Interstate 95 South into the Maryland Welcome Center in Savage shortly after 5 p.m., some 12 hours after his day started in New Hampshire and in time to get a parking space for the night. He's not...
  • State Police run truck-safety dragnet at FedEx Field

    State Police run truck-safety dragnet at FedEx Field
    — Just after dawn Tuesday, law enforcement officers began yanking hundreds of trucks off the Capital Beltway and funneling them to an inspection lot a long touchdown pass from FedEx Field. The truck-safety dragnet pulled over 420 rigs and...
  • Awaiting Dixon verdict, people tweet, tweet, tweet

    WBAL's Dave Collins spotted something sparkly on Sheila Dixon's ring finger, and soon, someone else's fingers were flying. "Dave asked dixon outside courthouse if she was wearing an engagement ring," the station's on-site Tweeter wrote. "Also from dave:...
  • Accident plan leaves city unprepared

    Though Baltimore's emergency planners have long known that a devastating chemical accident could occur in the train tunnel under Howard Street, the city's 440-page emergency plan does not address such a problem and never mentions the tunnel. The plan,...
  • Retired Navy admiral to lead shuttle probe

    The man chosen to lead an independent investigation of the space shuttle Columbia disaster, is a retired navy admiral with a reputation as a fair and experienced leader. "I enjoyed serving with him," said George Bullman of Costa Mesa, Calif., who was...
  • Federal grant will fund improvements to Willowbrook Metro station

    Federal grant will fund improvements to Willowbrook Metro station
    On Saturday, federal transportation officials will announce more than $10 million to refurbish one of the Los Angeles County transit system's busiest light-rail stations. The $10.25-million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will partially...
  • Airlines serving Chicago area below-average in being on time

    Airlines serving Chicago area below-average in being on time
    Airlines in the U.S. were more on time in July, but some of the largest carriers in the Chicago region fared poorly in punctuality, as did Chicago Midway airport. The nation’s largest airlines posted an on-time arrival rate of 75.6 percent in...
  • Virginia Port Authority anchors $15 million federal transportation grant

    Virginia Port Authority anchors $15 million federal transportation grant
    A federal transportation grant will soon provide a much needed upgrade to a congested artery into the Port of Virginia. Virginia U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, and U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Newport News), announced Tuesday that the Virginia Port Authority will...
  • State to get $10M to widen Route 175 at Fort Meade

    State to get $10M to widen Route 175 at Fort Meade
    Maryland will get $10 million in federal funds to widen Route 175 at Fort George G. Meade, a project designed to cut congestion and make the roadway safer and more efficient. U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski, Ben Cardin, and U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch...