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Tag Archives: Transportation

Joe Nathanson: Teleworking slow to catch on in Baltimore

With gasoline prices still bouncing around in the $3.75 to $4 per gallon range, area commuters are once again considering their alternatives. Carpooling and vanpooling, which offers a trade-off of cost sharing for more limited schedule flexibility, might be getting ...

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Md. approves diverging diamond “concept”

The State Highway Administration has provided a little post-holiday clarity after Tuesday’s story on the wacky diverging diamond traffic pattern that some planners think will alleviate congestion at the interchange at Arundel Mills Boulevard and Maryland 295. SHA has approved ...

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US mayors to meet in Baltimore next month

Mayors from around the country will gather in Baltimore next month for the annual meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors. The economy, job creation, transportation, high-speed rail, homeland security, immigration and energy efficiency top this year’s agenda at ...

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Miller not optimistic about Md. gas tax hike

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said Friday he doesn’t think lawmakers can round up the votes to raise the state’s gas tax during a special session this fall. Miller, the most powerful advocate of raising the fuel levy ...

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Environmentalists fear Md. transit spending won’t be green

Debate over pumping $800 million more into annual transportation spending has sparked concern among environmental groups that worry such an infusion, if unchecked, is a road to more sprawl, pollution runoff and greenhouse gases. Gov. Martin O’Malley has put the ...

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BWI continues to serve record levels of passengers

BWI airport continued its post-recession climb in March, setting a pair of passenger traffic highs, the airport reported Wednesday. “The record levels of passenger traffic that we saw last year has continued in the early part of 2011,” said Paul ...

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