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Purple Line gets federal OK for preliminary engineering

ANNAPOLIS — A 16-mile light rail proposal between Bethesda and New Carrollton has received federal approval to move into a preliminary engineering phase, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Friday. The approval by the Federal Transit Administration means the project moves to ...

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State gets $22M for new Susquehanna rail bridge

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 ...

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Lee’s remnants prompt Md. flooding concerns

HAGERSTOWN — The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee are beginning to affect Maryland travelers and businesses. The Maryland Transit Administration says MARC Brunswick Line trains Tuesday afternoon may run 10 to 20 minutes late as trains operate at reduced speeds ...

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MTA: Expect Penn Line delays for morning commute

The Maryland Transit Administration is warning travelers to expect delays on MARC’s Penn Line train due to Hurricane Irene. The MTA says the Penn Line train is operating on an “S,” or limited schedule Monday. The agency says Amtrak, which ...

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MARC working to protect against heat wave

The Maryland Transit Administration says it is taking steps to protect MARC trains, equipment and passengers during the heat wave. The MTA says the severe heat, forecast through Saturday, pushes equipment to the limit. The agency says it will aggressively ...

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