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O’Malley pitches road needs to city leaders

CAMBRIDGE — Gov. Martin O’Malley made his case to local officials Tuesday night for raising more money to spend on roads, bridges, trains and other transportation projects “I would really like to stand here tonight and tell you that somehow ...

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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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MARC’s Penn Line begins new schedule

Maryland transit officials are launching a new schedule for the heavily used MARC Penn Line in an effort to ease overcrowding and reduce stress on train engines. The Maryland Transit Administration says that beginning Monday it will run more trains ...

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Mechanical problems delay MARC Penn Line trains

The Maryland Transportation Administration says MARC Penn Line trains are delayed due to mechanical problems and damaged overhead electrical wires. The agency said Monday that it estimates the first Penn Line train from Baltimore to Washington will leave at 7:30 ...

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Maryland cancels bidding on operating 2 MARC lines

BALTIMORE — Maryland has canceled the bidding on a contract to take over the MARC Camden and Brunswick lines from CSX, citing insufficient competition. Transportation Secretary Beverly Swaim-Staley says the Maryland Transit Administration will revise its request for proposals in ...

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