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Attorneys spar over jurisdiction in Baltimore bus crash lawsuit

In this frame from video, emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal school bus and a commuter bus crash in Baltimore, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (WBAL-TV via AP)

A proposed class action lawsuit filed by victims of a fatal crash between a Baltimore school bus and commuter bus that initially was removed to federal court returned to state court last month after a federal judge granted the plaintiffs’ request to remand ...

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Judge rejects Maryland’s plea to start Purple Line construction during appeal

An image of a Purple Line Train from a 2015 Maryland Transit Administration brochure. (Maryland Transit Administration)

A federal judge Monday said his court order holding up construction of Maryland’s Purple Line will remain in effect while the state continues to fight a lawsuit opposing the light-rail project. In a 12-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Richard J. ...

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Dismissed Md. transit official authorized nearly $70K in furniture

Nearly $70,000 in office furniture was purchased at the direction of a recently fired senior official of the Maryland Transit Administration in apparent violation of state procurement law. Invoices from the Maryland Department of Transportation obtained at the request of The ...

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Baltimore offering free rail, bus rides during 2 weeks in June

More bus-only lanes, such as this one already operating on Pratt Street, will help improve Baltimore’s bus service, officials hope. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Baltimore is getting two weeks of free bus, light rail and subway rides in June. The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration is offering the rides from June 18 through June 30. The free rides are part of the ...

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Class-action suit filed in fatal Baltimore school bus, MTA crash

Fire department and rescue officials are at the scene of an early morning fatal collision between a school bus and a commuter bus Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Baltimore. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun via AP)

Victims of a fatal crash between a Baltimore school bus and a commuter bus filed a class-action suit in Baltimore City Circuit Court on Thursday seeking damages from the school bus company and its medical certification company. The November crash killed ...

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Ravens quarterback to promote Hogan’s BaltimoreLink bus plan

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco throws under pressure Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is promoting Gov. Larry Hogan’s BaltimoreLink bus plan. Flacco is scheduled to team up with state transportation officials on Wednesday in Baltimore to unveil “Flacco Buses.” They will have bus wraps featuring the ...

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