Each year, the AIA Baltimore presents its annual Design Awards, rewarding the best work of Maryland architects or projects completed in the state. This year, judges gave out two awards for residential design, both to Matthew Compton of Foundry Architects.
Southwest Airlines hopes to add Central America to its list of destinations with daily round trip service from Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport to Costa Rica starting in early March, the airline announced Friday.
It is now peak construction season and without congressional action the federal highway trust fund will go bankrupt (expenditures will exceed receipts) in August — next month. As the senators for Maryland, we are fighting for a multi-year transportation bill to provide planning and funding certainty to our state.
As the nation enjoys a boom in crude oil production and grapples with the heightened risks and logistical constraints of moving ever-increasing volumes of the volatile commodity through its cities and towns, two companies in Baltimore appear to be carving out a new local foothold for the industry.
President Barack Obama unveiled a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing an income inequality gap the president has made a top target of his second term.
President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will tighten fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks as part of an effort to address greenhouse gas pollution administratively rather than waiting on Congress.
Valerie Nicholas, 49, is running for re-election on the same ticket as fellow Ward 1 representative Edward Ricks, and the two incumbents will face challenger John Mathews Smith as the three vie for the two seats. Both Ricks and Nicholas are running in support of their fellow incumbents on Team Laurel, while Smith has teamed up with the Ward 2 and at-large challengers.
Maryland has agreed to work with Virginia and New Jersey on research into unmanned aircraft, a move that could strengthen the state's bid to land one of six drone test sites to be awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Baltimore on Monday as part of a tour of East Coast ports seeking federal money to accommodate increased freight expected from the Panama Canal in coming years.
The port of Baltimore won a $10 million federal grant to build more access to rail, expand storage at Fairfield Marine Terminal, and help widen the channel at Seagirt Marine Terminal to accommodate bigger ships.
The Port of Baltimore has applied for a $10 million federal grant — to be matched by a state grant of $19.5 million — to expand rail access and export storage at Fairfield Marine Terminal and to widen the access channel to Seagirt Marine Terminal.
The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported.
A freight train smacked into a truck carrying garbage and careened off the tracks in Rosedale Tuesday afternoon, triggering an explosion felt throughout the region and sending up a plume of black smoke visible for miles.
By By Justin Fenton, Justin George and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun
Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that had been slated to shut down in June as a result of federal budget cuts are now expected to remain open, federal officials said Wednesday — easing fears that the closures could have backed up traffic at BWI Marshall Airport.
The official clocks of the United States government will change by an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, which regulates daylight savings and time zones in the country.
Days after the Obama administration threatened widespread furloughs one of Maryland's largest federal agencies, the Social Security Administration said it might shoulder the deep, across-the-board spending cuts of the sequester without sending any of its full-time employees home.
With the BWI Marshall Airport terminal as a backdrop, members of Maryland's congressional delegation took turns Friday bashing mandatory federal budget cuts that they said could harm not only air travel but local businesses that rely on passenger traffic.
When Maryland utilities replace their gas pipelines, customers have been asked to fork out extra money afterward — not during. But that's poised to change. Lawmakers are in the final stages of approving surcharges of up to $2 a month for gas infrastructure replacement.
All over the Baltimore-Washington metro area, charter bus operators who were already preparing for a busy weekend due to the inauguration are trying to get a few more busses onto the roads to take advantage of the Ravens' upset victory that put the team one step closer to the Super Bowl.
State troopers on Friday will begin a new enforcement campaign targeting truckers and other commercial vehicle drivers who illegally park along Interstate 83 in Baltimore County, according to the Maryland State Police.
Drivers and trucking industry representatives said that as truck traffic has increased and federal rules limit truckers' driving hours, lack of truck parking has become a persistent national problem, but particularly in the Northeast. Land for new stops in this part of the country is scarce, and residents often oppose truck stops in their neighborhoods.
BWI Marshall Airport has received a $12 million grant from the Department of Transportation to help pay for repaving of its longest runway, members of Maryland's congressional delegation announced Wednesday.
A preliminary report by the Maryland Transportation Authority has concluded that converting seven toll plazas to all-electronic toll collection is feasible but would cost as much as $180 million to implement.
A Hanover-based trucking company with a long history of safety violations —including a fatal crash this August — has been ordered off the road after federal regulators found it to be an "imminent hazard" to the public.
As the Federal Aviation Administration ends a second week without authority to spend, the impasse is beginning to have an impact in Maryland, particularly for federal contractors that work on air traffic control and other projects.
Tucked behind a ruined grain elevator at a pier along an industrial stretch of Baltimore's waterfront lies a still-gleaming white vessel that was once one of the nation's proudest maritime achievements — the only nuclear cargo and passenger ship ever built in the United States.