Baltimore’s spending panel on Wednesday approved $1.8 million in new contracts with local tow truck companies as part of a continuing overhaul of police-ordered towing services in the wake of a recent scandal. The Board of Estimates voted to approve ...Read More »
FREDERICK — Maryland’s transportation department is throwing cold water on the prospect of a new Potomac River Bridge between Montgomery County and northern Virginia. The Frederick News-Post reported Saturday that an agency spokesman says such a project could infringe on ...Read More »
WILMINGTON, Del. — The city of Wilmington has locked down a charter bus company found in violation of federal safety standards. The shutdown of Double Happyness Inc., which provides low-cost service to New York and Baltimore, comes more than a ...Read More »
PHILADELPHIA— Federal transportation officials have obtained a restraining order against a charter bus company that serves New York City’s Chinatown, saying the company continues to operate in defiance of a shutdown prompted by serious safety problems. The Department of Transportation ...Read More »
State Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, has turned his sights on another branch of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration. The top Republican in the upper chamber, Pipkin called Friday for the resignation of Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley in the wake ...
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The free ride is over. Drivers cruising the Inter-County Connector will pay to use Maryland’s most expensive highway starting Monday. The road — officially Route 200 — opened in full Nov. 22, providing motorists a high-speed connection between Interstates 95 ...Read More »
State procurement law prevents the Maryland Transit Administration from disclosing proposal details, dollar figures or any other facets of bids to run a pair of MARC lines now operated by CSX Transportation Inc. There’s no timetable set by MTA to ...Read More »
Nestled among patches of trees on North Rolling Road in Catonsville is a brick building that looks much like the surrounding residences, except for the white trucks in the driveway with “AWA Mechanical Inc.” painted on the sides. Inside the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The government’s $900,000 fine Monday against an American Airlines affiliate for holding hundreds of passengers on board a small jet for hours on an airport tarmac may serve as a deterrent to future such incidents. But industry analysts ...Read More »
While a 15-cent bump in the state’s gas tax may seem steep — the increase would amount to nearly 64 percent — members of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding were divided on how much of the burden ...
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