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Local taxes for transit projects proposed

ANNAPOLIS – As Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to introduce a plan to raise taxes on gasoline, some state lawmakers are pushing their own proposals to pay for the massive transit projects at the top of the state’s transportation to-do list. ...

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Week in review: 9/16/11

Rawlings-Blake wins primary Hours after easily winning Baltimore’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she plans to take aggressive strides in local economic development, including a restructuring of the Baltimore Development Corp. TIF payments fall short Baltimore officials this ...

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MARC working to protect against heat wave

The Maryland Transit Administration says it is taking steps to protect MARC trains, equipment and passengers during the heat wave. The MTA says the severe heat, forecast through Saturday, pushes equipment to the limit. The agency says it will aggressively ...

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Joe Nathanson: Smarter cities make for better city living

You’ve been in this situation: You’re driving around in circles looking for parking in a crowded downtown, wasting time, wasting gas and testing your patience. What if you could pull to the side, check your smartphone and determine the location ...

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Editorial: For whom the tolls rise

Just before Marylanders began the summer ritual of heading for the beach in large numbers came word that state transportation officials are considering hefty toll hikes. Good. Maryland’s toll roads and bridges are another part of our transportation infrastructure that ...

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