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Tag Archives: Transportation

Editorial: Whistling past the graveyard

Maryland legislators returned to their homes and their full-time occupations last week, no doubt congratulating themselves for taking care of business at their special session that they should have taken care during the 90 days of the regular session. Now, ...

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Eye Opener: Lt. Gov. to wed in College Park

Here’s a few headlines around the state this morning: The Frederick News Post reports that PlanMaryland has been de-fanged. Patch.com reports that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is getting married in College Park Sunday. The Washington Examiner reports that Prince George’s ...

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Donald C. Fry: We can’t throw transit under the fiscal bus

Opponents of proposals to raise Maryland’s gas tax rate or find other ways to increase revenue to address our state’s crisis in funding transportation infrastructure aim particularly vitriolic derision at one element of that infrastructure – transit. It’s largely the ...

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BWI sets 1Q passenger record, sees good year

Almost 5 million passengers flew through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in the first quarter this year, an all-time record. Passenger traffic increased 2.6 percent — to 4,932,490 — compared with the same period in 2011. Total cargo shipments also ...

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Earl Adams: Special session should pass P-3 legislation

Several important issues were left unresolved at the end of the 2012 General Assembly session, and it is unfortunate that the governor’s public-private partnership (P-3) bill was one of them. But now the assembly is preparing to convene in a ...

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Factory orders fell in March by most in 3 years

WASHINGTON — Demand for U.S. factory goods dropped in March by the most in three years, driven lower by a sharp fall in volatile orders for commercial aircraft. Still, more recent data suggest the decline may be temporary. The Commerce ...

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Eye Opener: Maryland transportation boss steps down

After presiding over the opening of the long-delayed Inter-County Connector and guiding the state into a lauded public-private partnership deal with Ports America Chesapeake, which runs day-to-day operations at the Seagirt Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore, state transportation Secretary ...

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Week in review: 4/27/12

Superblock firm gets extension City officials Wednesday have given developers of the $150 million Superblock project on downtown’s West Side until Dec. 31 to line up financing and retail tenants. This is the second extension for the firm, Lexington Square ...

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