Transportation News

Transit must connect workers, jobs

New research on Baltimore-area mobility starkly frames compelling transit challenges facing the Greater Baltimore region.

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Federal Spending Bill Funds MD Transportation Projects

Maryland will see hundreds of millions in federal cash to build the Red Line, dredge the port of Baltimore and clear a backlog of rape kits, among other provisions in a massive budget deal reached by congressional negotiators...

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Deadline for Purple Line Bids Extended

The Maryland Transit Administration has extended its deadline for Purple Line bids to give Gov.-elect Larry Hogan more time to assess the project, which he previously has criticized as too expensive.

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If Hogan Hesitates, Red Line Could Be Lost

Psst, Mr. Gov.-elect Hogan. Here’s a daring way to follow through on your promise to promote job growth. Go ahead with the Red Line.

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Congress Would Rather You Drive to Work than Take Public Transit

The federal tax code has a weird way of favoring people who drive to work over those who take public transit there. If you're a driver, the federal commuter benefit allows you to spend up to $245 of your pre-tax income each...

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Americans Are Commuting Less

Jillian Golan got tired of paying repair bills for her 2001 Volkswagen Cabriolet convertible last year and started walking the 20 minutes to her job at a dialysis clinic in Philadelphia. A year and a half later, she hasn’t...

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