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Feds give $40M for new Baltimore bus depot

Federal transportation officials say Maryland is getting $40 million to replace an aging Baltimore bus depot. The funding announced Monday by U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood is part of a $787 million package to repair and modernize transit infrastructure nationwide. The ...

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Airline fine may send flight cancellations soaring

WASHINGTON — The government’s $900,000 fine Monday against an American Airlines affiliate for holding hundreds of passengers on board a small jet for hours on an airport tarmac may serve as a deterrent to future such incidents. But industry analysts ...

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Republicans warn against waiving air subsidy cuts

WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers warned Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in a letter this week against waiving cuts in subsidies for air service to 10 rural communities unless he can show it would be too difficult for residents to reach a ...

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Amtrak, 15 states including Maryland get $2 billion that Florida lost

Amtrak and rail projects in 15 states — as well as a bridge replacement in Maryland — are being awarded the $2 billion that Florida lost after the governor canceled plans for high-speed train service, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said ...

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O’Malley attends ICC ribbon cutting

GAITHERSBURG — Gov. Martin O’Malley and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood are celebrating a ceremonial opening of the first part of Maryland’s Intercounty Connector. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday morning in Gaithersburg. The intercounty connector is an east-west highway connecting ...

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O’Malley lobbies for more rail funding

Gov. Martin O’Malley is hoping Florida’s loss may be Maryland’s gain. The Sunshine State governor, Rick Scott, announced this week Florida would return $2.4 billion in federal rail funding from the economic stimulus package. On Friday, O’Malley assured Transportation Secretary ...

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