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Baltimore-area transit expected to reach just 50% of new jobs

MTA Administrator Kevin Quinn. (File photo)

The Baltimore region is expected to add a substantial number of jobs over the next 25 years, but many of them are likely to be based in places that transit can’t access, according to speakers at the Greater Baltimore Committee’s ...

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MARC Camden service suspended, tickets honored on Penn line

A MARC commuter train crossing the Edmondson Highway bridge in west Baltimore.  (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record).

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Transit Administration says all MARC Camden line trains have been suspended. The transit agency tweets Wednesday morning that the suspension is due to a fatality, but it doesn’t give any more information. The agency says ...

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Maryland to add more bike cars to MARC commuter trains

The Maryland Transit Administration has announced plans to install bike racks on its trains, allowing cyclists to take their bikes aboard. MTA spokesman Ryan Nawrocki tells the Washington Post that the goal is to have at least one bike car ...

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Effect of freight train derailment in DC extends to 2nd day

Emergency personnel work at the scene after a CSX freight train derailed, spilling hazardous material, in Washington on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

WASHINGTON — Commuters are finding a different way into work for a second day after a weekend freight train derailment in Washington. The Maryland Transit Administration is warning of “significantly reduced service” Tuesday on the MARC commuter rail Brunswick Line, ...

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MARC rail could go to Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware and Maryland transit officials are discussing the possibility of extending MARC, Maryland’s commuter rail line, as far north as Wilmington. The News Journal of Wilmington reported Monday DART CEO John Sisson says he will talk ...

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New bike car for weekend MARC service

A new, full-size bike car has been added to select MARC weekend Penn Line trains allowing passengers to bring full-sized, non-collapsible bicycles on board.

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Big development at MARC station near Fort Meade

Maryland Transportation Secretary James Smith is joining other state, local and Fort Meade officials in breaking ground for a $180 million development to serve the growing number of people using MARC commuter rail service near the Army installation.

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