Environmental groups and community activists said Thursday they hope recently released documents proving that CSX is moving explosive oil through downtown Baltimore will spark public pressure and lead to action on the part of officials — though in what form it's still not clear.
CSX Transportation moves one to five trains each carrying a million gallons or more of crude oil through Baltimore each week, according to records released by the Maryland Department of the Environment for the first time Wednesday.
Motorists and downtown workers should expect heavy traffic and possible road closures Wednesday as the first hearing in the death of Freddie Gray begins at the Baltimore courthouse, transportation officials said Tuesday.
Let's face it, to get around Carroll County, you really need a car or a truck. The physical makeup of the county, that of rolling farmland, punctuated by the occasional town, makes it difficult to do it any other way. Because of this situation, the use of public transportation for the average citizen is rare at best and, most likely non-existent for the clear majority.
Mr. Hogan and his partisans have spent the last eight weeks like Goldilocks, moving from message to message, desperately searching for one that is just right. And, in this newspaper, they tested their most ridiculous message yet: Disinvesting in the Baltimore region demonstrates Governor Hogan's commitment to restoring a One Maryland governing philosophy. Nothing could be further than the truth.
Members of Baltimore's congressional delegation are pressing Gov. Larry Hogan's administration for detail about how much money the state will save by ditching the Red Line project, and why none of those savings are headed for transportation projects in the city.
The Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) Department of Transportation today released a new process for the school community to access bus schedules and routes for the 2015-16 school year, now available online via the web-based portal infofinder i.
Parents and students can expect to find new information available to them on the Carroll County Public Schools website to view bus routes and schedules for the upcoming school year, thanks to a new bus routing system implemented by the school system.
Gov. Larry Hogan's top transportation officials will meet with elected leaders representing Baltimore Monday to discuss the city's mass transit needs in the aftermath of the governor's decision to scuttle the $2.9 billion Red Line.
The Maryland Transit Administration wants to spend $58 million to buy eight diesel locomotives for its MARC service to replace its fleet of electric engines, which Amtrak says it cannot repair anymore.
Familiar complaints about Baltimore's bus system received a public airing Monday as the Maryland Transit Administration heard from riders, advocates, elected officials and others to discuss improvements to city transit after Gov. Larry Hogan's cancellation of the Red Line light rail project in June.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she has asked her transportation chief to develop alternatives to improving mass transit in Baltimore — including "rapid bus" — with the demise of the Red Line plan.
Howard County's Office of Transportation representatives expressed the possibility of future bus rapid transit (BRT) ridership in the county during the Public Transportation Board meeting Tuesday evening in Ellicott City.
Howard County's Office of Transportation representatives are inviting the public to hear progress of a BRT study for Route 29 at the Public Transportation Board meeting at 7 p.m. on July 28 at the George Howard Building in Ellicott City.
The union representing state transit police in Baltimore says commanders and agency administrators made "detrimental and disturbing" decisions that endangered officers during April's riots — adding another layer of criticism about the response by law enforcement leaders.