There may be nothing that sends government agencies and elected officials to their email lists with greater haste than an impending natural disaster.Read More »
The Board of Public Works approved a contract Wednesday that will shift operation of MARC’s Camden and Brunswick passenger lines to the Pennsylvania subsidiary of a Montreal-based rail company, finally ending a process that began more than two years ago. ...
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MARC trains set a monthly record in August for on-time performance, the Maryland Transit Administration said Monday. The trains — which include those that run on the Penn Line, Brunswick Line and Camden Line — combined to be on time ...Read More »
Though much of the business community is cautiously optimistic that this year’s version of the Grand Prix of Baltimore will be more successful than last year’s, mass transportation operators in the city are hoping for results much like 2011’s inaugural run.Read More »
WASHINGTON — Driving onto an Interstate highway? Crossing a bridge on the way into work? Taking a tunnel under a river or bay? Get ready to pay. With Congress unwilling to contemplate an increase in the federal gas tax, motorists ...Read More »
Baltimore placed ninth out of 25 cities in a ranking of United States transit systems by a group that advocates for making communities more pedestrian-friendly. The Maryland Transit Administration, which is responsible for service in the city, received a “good” ...Read More »
The Maryland Transit Administration logged its highest-ever monthly ridership last month, a rise in step with figures that show high gas prices have increased mass transit ridership nationwide. The MTA clocked almost 415,000 riders in February, breaking its record of ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Metro’s top 16 executives took home $3.1 million in salaries in 2011. The Washington Post reports that Metro General Manager Richard Sarles’ $350,000 salary is more than that of his counterpart in New York. Meanwhile, Metro is deciding ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Legislation that would strip state agencies of a portion of their budget should they have repeat audit findings would add teeth to such legislative audits, the bill’s sponsor said Tuesday. If passed, the state could realize significant savings ...
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