Rodney H. Peterson, a retired Chessie System construction engineer and lifelong rail fan and noted railroad photographer, died Friday of liver cancer and heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 89.
Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk’s initial proposal for a high-speed, 35-mile “Loop” tunnel between Baltimore and Washington published an environmental assessment with federal regulators, a major step forward in the process toward government approval.
As we all know, the Baltimore Orioles had a miserable season in 2018. They had the worst record ever and a totally forgettable year. But it turned out to be a very important year for this lifelong fan — a lifesaving year.
In West Baltimore's Harlem Park, why not a robust neighborhood full of people again? Why not row after row of renovated rowhouses? Why not build new housing in some of the vacant lots? Why not green space?
The Maryland Transit Administration announced Tuesday that it had completed the installation of new bike racks on 35 MARC Train rail cars. The move will allow train riders to bring full-size bicycles on most weekday rush-hour Penn Line trains.
Meet Brian Seel: He lives in Baltimore City, but commutes to Howard County for work. Without a car. His daily journey takes place on foot and by train, and involves fence hopping, swamp dodging and the occasional game of live Frogger trying to cross busy roads with no crosswalks.
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.
The Maryland Transit Administration will continue to offer free transit to federal employees who were affected by the partial government shutdown through the end of the day Friday, the agency announced Sunday.
The partial shutdown of the federal government reached its 33rd day, a record-long impasse stretching many federal employees in Maryland, as well as contractors, farmers, beer brewers and others in the state past their financial limits.
Hundreds more Marylanders are seeking unemployment insurance benefits related to the federal government shutdown. As the funding impasse reached its 12th day Wednesday, the state said it's received 462 such benefit applications from Dec. 22 through Dec. 31.
Baltimore’s buses, Light Rail, Metro Subway and MARC Train would be better served by local oversight than by the Maryland Transit Administration, a state agency which reports to the governor, according to the Greater Washington Partnership’s Capital Region Blueprint for Regional Mobility.
Eighty-one MARC passengers headed toward Baltimore were stranded in a tunnel near Penn Station for nearly two hours Monday night, during which several cars of the train were evacuated because of a diesel odor, according to people on board.
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.
The agency on Thursday introduced “CharmPass,” a mobile app that allows transit riders to purchase tickets and passes for buses, the light rail, MARC trains and commuter buses, and the metro subway with a smartphone.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.
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.