Baltimore County has the distinction of ranking among the top 10 jurisdictions in the country based on the Complete Streets policy that takes into account the use of roads by cyclists and pedestrians, as well as motorists. Nevertheless, the significance of the hazards of bicycling was driven home recently when a collision in Baltimore killed cyclist Thomas Palermo.
It only took a couple of inches for the winter's first significant snowfall to turn Tuesday morning's rush hour to gridlock, causing hundreds of accidents and frustrating drivers and parents of schoolchildren.
If car dealers were truly free to let consumers know about the safety and repair problems they see, they could serve as a critical early warning system for consumers and regulators, letting car buyers and safety officials know about dangerous defects and pushing their customers to fix those problems — before they cause dozens of deaths on the road.
Parishioners at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer talk about how they feel in the wake of the death of cyclist Tom Palermo, who was struck and killed by motorist the Rev. Canon Heather Cook, the bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.
Two Baltimore police officers crashed their motorcycles on a ramp at the New Jersey Turnpike Sunday as they returned in a motorcade from the funeral of a New York City Police officer who was killed last month, authorities said.
Baltimore police are withholding details of Thomas Palermo's death while biking, saying the investigation into the circumstances of the crash, which involved a car reportedly driven by Episcopal bishop Heather Cook, needs to be careful not to jeopardize any potential prosecution.
A medic unit en route to University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air with a patient was involved in an accident with another vehicle on Route 24 not far from the hospital Wednesday afternoon, fire and rescue officials said.
A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City past the Eastern Avenue exit has closed the southbound right traffic lane and both southbound shoulders at 9:07 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 North in White Marsh past the MD 43 (White Marsh Boulevard) exit has closed the northbound right shoulder at 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
Emergency roadwork on MD 22 North in Aberdeen at MD 132 has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 5:33 a.m. on Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
All lanes are open on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Woodlawn on Friday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision past the Security Boulevard exit, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A New Jersey carjacking suspect was arrested after he hit a police roadblock just before the Ft. McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95 south Thursday night, damaging three police cars and the allegedly stolen car he was driving, Maryland State Police said.
A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 West in Columbia at Waterloo Road has closed the westbound left traffic lane and westbound left shoulder at 8:56 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
A collision on Interstate 395 North in Baltimore City at Conway Street has closed the southbound right traffic lane and southbound right shoulder at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Memorial Run for Rod was held Sunday, Nov. 16, to honor Glenelg High School guidance counselor Rodney Williams, who died in June as the result of a motorcycle accident. All the proceeds raised from the run went towards an education fund for his two daughters.