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Chao and Hogan sign Purple Line agreement

HYATTSVILLE — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan have signed an agreement to build a 16-mile light rail project in the traffic-congested Maryland suburbs of the nation’s capital. They held groundbreaking ceremony on Monday in Hyattsville. ...

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Attorneys spar over jurisdiction in Baltimore bus crash lawsuit

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

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

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

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 — 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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