Transportation News

Red Line rejection could show developers Baltimore is 'moving backwards'

A robust public transit system is increasingly important to developers. With the death of the Red Line, many see a lost opportunity for Baltimore.

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Baltimoreans face one of nation's longest commutes

Byron Haskins recently tried to outsmart the Baltimore Beltway traffic that bedevils his commute between home in Cockeysville and work at the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn.

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Hogan goes off the tracks

Rarely has a Maryland governor delivered such a direct blow to Baltimore's future — and the region's economy — like the one Larry Hogan has landed.

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Hogan says no to Red Line, yes to Purple

Dashing Baltimore's hopes for a long-anticipated east-west light rail line to improve its transit network, Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he will not build the $2.9 billion Red Line across the city.

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MTA unveils new MARC plan with smaller hike

After MARC riders complained about a hefty increase in the fares for seven-day passes, the Maryland Transit Administration has unveiled a new, less costly pass that can be used only on weekdays.

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Baltimore light rail project gets new impetus after Freddie Gray death, riots

Maryland officials are eyeing a $2.9 billion light rail project long in the works for Baltimore as a way of combating the crushing poverty that fueled rioting in the city after the police-custody death of Freddie Gray.

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