Maryland is expanding MARC rail service beyond the work week. State transportation officials say the transportation bill signed Thursday includes $100 million for enhancement for MARC, including weekend service on the Penn line, which runs between Washington’s Union Station and ...Read More »
Washington’s Union Station has signed a three-year contract with Herndon, Va.-based Washington Gas Energy Services to receive 100 percent of its electricity from wind power. Previously, the railroad station received 50 percent of its electricity from WGES CleanSteps WindPower. Under ...Read More »
Harborplace, the city’s signature 32-year-old tourism hub, is being sold to New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. for an undisclosed price. General Growth Properties, which acquired Harborplace as part of its November 2004 purchase of The Rouse Co., will close the ...
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Mahan Rykiel creates plan for Children’s Inn playground Mahan Rykiel Associates Inc., a Baltimore-based landscape architecture, urban design and planning firm, designed a new playground/park for children seeking treatment at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda. The first ...
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WASHINGTON — Amtrak is proposing a $7 billion to upgrade Union Station in Washington to turn it into a high-speed rail hub for the Northeast. The Washington Post reports that a plan to be unveiled Wednesday afternoon calls for doubling ...Read More »
The Maryland Transit Administration is warning travelers to expect delays on MARC’s Penn Line train due to Hurricane Irene. The MTA says the Penn Line train is operating on an “S,” or limited schedule Monday. The agency says Amtrak, which ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Pepco says it expects to return power by midnight to more than 1,500 customers north of Union Station. BGE, meanwhile, says it is preparing for an approaching cold front could that could trigger thunderstorms and cause more outages. ...
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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 ...Read More »