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Baltimore-based RKK lands $60M contract from MTA

A joint venture consisting of Baltimore-based multidisciplinary consulting firm Rummel, Klepper & Kahl LLP and Aecom Technology Corp., a Los Angeles-based provider of professional technical and management support services, has been awarded an eight-year, $60 million program management contract by ...

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Small fire briefly closes 3 subway stations

Three Baltimore subway stations have reopened after a small fire on the tracks interrupted service downtown. The Maryland Transit Administration says all stations are now open after several were closed briefly Thursday afternoon. Fire department spokesman Chief Kevin Cartwright says ...

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MARC trains halted after train fatally strikes person

GAITHERSBURG — Three MARC trains traveling into Washington have been halted after one fatally struck a pedestrian. Montgomery County Police spokesman Cpl. Dan Friz says an 81-year-old man was hurrying across the train tracks Friday morning to try to board ...

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Lawsuit seeks to halt State Center development

Seventeen stories above Charles Street, David E. Johnson looked at the panorama of Baltimore’s center city and bemoaned the vacancy rate in commercial buildings that today has reached nearly 25 percent. Johnson, president of Stratford Realty Management Co. LLC, blamed ...

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Franchot opposes $33M for State Center parking garage

The $33 million state debt burden for the State Center parking garage, as well as the absence of a formal agreement on labor costs or local hiring, led Comptroller Peter Franchot to vote against approving the parking garage lease agreement ...

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Maryland cancels bidding on operating 2 MARC lines

BALTIMORE — Maryland has canceled the bidding on a contract to take over the MARC Camden and Brunswick lines from CSX, citing insufficient competition. Transportation Secretary Beverly Swaim-Staley says the Maryland Transit Administration will revise its request for proposals in ...

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