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4th Circuit upholds dismissal of lawsuit claiming MDOT leaders retaliated against union

An MTA bus. The bidding process for a lucrative health insurance contract for Maryland Transit Administration employees is being called bad for businesses and uncompetitive by one state official and a lobbyist for an insurance company that did not get the contract. (File)

A federal appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a First Amendment retaliation case filed by the head of a local transit union against Maryland Department of Transportation leaders. David McClure, head of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1300 representing bus drivers and ...

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Audit hits MDOT procurement procedures

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Transportation violated procurement procedures by allowing some contractors to perform work outside the scope of their original contracts without rebidding the jobs and without the approval of the state Board of Public Works, auditors ...

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Bombardier wins deal to run Camden, Brunswick MARC lines

A rail company with ties to the Holocaust was not selected by the Maryland Department of Transportation to run MARC Commuter Rail Service in the state, ending a government furor that began more than two years ago.

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Police unveil angry message in parcel to O’Malley

PIKESVILLE — Two packages sent to Maryland’s governor and transportation secretary that ignited when they were opened contained the same note railing against highway signs urging motorists to report suspicious activity, investigators revealed Friday. The message read: “Report suspicious activity! ...

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Md. needs more sustainable transit funding

ANNAPOLIS — When — and if — dozens of proposed transportation projects are completed, Maryland will be connected by 44 additional miles of light rail, another Baltimore train station, and more development around Metro stations. But without some change — ...

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