Since Congress is unlikely to roll back the tax cut with a Republican-controlled Senate, the only solution is to raise the federal gasoline tax to build up the Highway Trust Fund to address our country's decaying infrastructure.
A major redevelopment project in East Baltimore's neighborhood is spurring investment in nearby vacant rowhouses. People in the community say they think a revival is underway with investment from the Food Hub and American Brewery building to the $1.8 billion East Baltimore Development Inc. project.
Seventeen Marylanders, including six in Baltimore, have died as a result of cold weather this month. Thursday's single-digit temperatures have prompted more people to seek refuge at homeless shelters and created train delays.
MARC Penn Line service has improved this fall, as Amtrak has completed some track work and addressed repeated flooding in the 145-year-old B&P Tunnel. But one of the tracks remains out of service, and the trains still are not meeting goals for on-time service.
Protesters gathered outside Dorothy I. Height Elementary School in West Baltimore to voice concerns over the proposed Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel Project, which includes plans to build a diesel exhaust shaft adjacent to the school.
A $4.7 million renovation of the BWI Marshall Airport MARC station, which will include a bigger waiting area, new ticketing facilities, a concession area and restrooms, is set to begin Monday, the Maryland Transit Administration said.
Amtrak engaged the Baltimore community for the first time Tuesday night in its massive plans to redevelop the Baltimore Penn Station. A meeting at the University of Baltimore drew 75 people, who peppered staffers with ideas for what they want the project to add to the community.
Amtrak joins airports, hospitals, stadiums and other businesses around the country that have improved accommodations for women who say they want to do what is best for the health of their babies, but get discouraged by the lack of support for breastfeeding.
As Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. crews work around the clock to restore power after more than 400,000 outages were reported as a result of high sustained winds, officials say efforts could continue through next week.
State lawmakers from Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties asked Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn Tuesday to reject a second proposed route alignment for the proposed high-speed maglev train route between Baltimore and Washington.