Employees' furlough day doesn't halt all city services

Baltimore Sun

Parking meters must be fed today as many Baltimore City employees observe a furlough day. City offices will be closed except for police and fire emergencies. Trash and recycling will be collected today, but citizen drop-off centers, including the Quarantine Road Landfill, the Northwest Transfer Station and the Eastern, Western and Northwestern sanitation yards, will be closed. No bulk trash collection is scheduled. City buildings, with the exception of courts and schools, will not be open, a city spokesman said. The Charm City Circulator bus will operate on its regular schedule from 6:30 a.m. until midnight today. On Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Circulator will be run from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Parking meters must be fed Monday as well. The Department of Transportation's Fallsway vehicle yard will be open today from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. All unclaimed vehicles will be moved to Pulaski Highway and can be claimed from there on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. On Monday, both the Fallsway and Pulaski locations are closed.

- Jacques Kelly

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