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MARC adding weekend service between Baltimore, D.C.

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 ...

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Union Station leaseholders pay $7.5M D.C. tax bill

WASHINGTON — Union Station’s leaseholders have agreed to pay the District of Columbia $7.5 million in taxes dating to 2008 to settle a dispute over the amounts owed to the government. Under the settlement Friday, Union Station Investco LLC and ...

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Harborplace sold to New York-based real estate firm (access required)

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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Real Estate Weekly – 7/27/12

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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MTA: Expect Penn Line delays for morning commute

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 ...

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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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Pepco: Power expected back by midnight in DC

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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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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