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Maryland transit activists slam BaltimoreLink

A Maryland Transit Administration bus heads east on Pratt Street on a designated bus lane. Transportation activists released a report Thursday arguing plans to overhaul the Baltimore metro area's bus routes are inadequate. (Adam Bednar/The Daily Record)

Maryland’s proposed overhaul of the Baltimore area’s bus system fails to make sufficient changes to an antiquated network and to provide better access to jobs, according to transportation activists. Central Maryland Transportation Alliance released a study Thursday of the Maryland ...

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Citing Metro, court ruling on Purple Line could set back construction

A map of the proposed Purple Line that would run from Bethesda to New Carrollton.

WASHINGTON  — A federal judge has canceled government approval of the light-rail Purple Line, citing ongoing problems with Metrorail. A U.S. District Court judge said in a ruling Wednesday that Maryland must do another study projecting anticipated Purple Line ridership ...

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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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Md. formally tells US it doesn’t want $900M for Red Line

ANNAPOLIS  — Maryland officials have formally notified the Federal Transit Administration that the state is no longer seeking federal funding for a Baltimore light rail project. In a letter to the FTA’s acting administrator, Maryland Transit Administrator Paul Comfort wrote ...

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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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