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Pipkin demands Maryland transportation head step down

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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MARC bids closed until Board of Public Works

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 ...

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Baltimore’s MBE program: New obstacles to an old goal

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 ...

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Who would feel the proposed Maryland gas tax hike?

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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