The Baltimore Board of Estimates is set to vote Wednesday to alter the way contracts are awarded to bidders of some public works projects, and while some say it could save the city money, smaller contractors are worried that it ...Read More »
Redskins’ stadium turns to solar power A new solar installation at FedExField in Landover — the home of the Washington Redskins — has been completed by NRG, one of the largest solar power developers in the United States. The 8,000-panel ...
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The Port of Baltimore was the busiest international automobile shipping hub in the United States in the first half of 2011, according to figures released Monday. Baltimore eclipsed New York, the top auto shipper last year, with 270,700 vehicles handled ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Maryland’s two U.S. senators say the state will receive $22 million in federal stimulus funding to begin work on replacing a rail bridge over the Susquehanna River. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin say replacing the 105-year-old bridge ...Read More »
Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, the chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation Committee, had a frank assessment Wednesday of the General Assembly’s record on the gasoline tax. “We just didn’t do our job,” he said. The excise tax on gasoline has ...
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NEW YORK — U.S. airlines collected slightly more in baggage fees in the first three months of the year as the number of travelers increased. The nation’s largest airlines reported baggage fees of about $783.7 million in the first three ...Read More »
NEW YORK — U.S. airlines curbed long delays in July and improved their overall on-time rates compared with both a month and year earlier, the Department of Transportation said Monday. Only one plane got stuck on the tarmac for more ...Read More »
Plaintiffs in a legal battle over the $1.5 billion State Center development have filed a motion to dismiss a countersuit filed last week by the state Department of Transportation and Department of General Services. The countersuit seeks $100 million in ...Read More »
Charging stations that can fill the batteries of an electric car in 30 minutes or less are moving from the city to the country. A $2 million federal stimulus grant will finance 22 fast-charging stations in smaller cities in the ...Read More »
Expansion of the 21-bus Charm City Circulator to include the Fort McHenry Monument and National Shrine will soon take place with the help of a $1.5 million federal transportation grant. The Circulator will expand its territory into the city’s southern ...Read More »