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Big Development At MARC Station Near Fort Meade

Maryland Transportation Secretary James Smith is joining other state, local and Fort Meade officials in breaking ground for a $180 million development to serve the growing number of people using MARC commuter rail service near the Army installation.

06/09/2014

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Pedestrian Killed By Commuter Train Bound For Baltimore

Major delays on the MARC train from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore hours after a man was fatally struck on the tracks.

05/16/2014

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Pets On Trains Act Would Let All Aboard—Including 4-Legged Commuters

If passed, a bill being debated in Washington, D.C. could go to the dogs. There’s a push to allow train commuters to buy tickets for their cats and dogs.

11/21/2013

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New Park And Ride Planned Near Hagerstown

The Maryland State Highway Administration says it’s building a new Park and Ride lot for commuter ride-sharing near Hagerstown.

08/28/2013

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D.C. To Raise Speed Limits On Major Commuter Routes

Washington Mayor Vincent Gray is raising the speed limits on several major commuter routes.

12/18/2012

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Board Delays Action On $205M Contract For Train

The Maryland Board of Public Works has postponed a vote on a $205 million contract with a Canadian-based company to run two MARC commuter train lines.

10/03/2012

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Rail Commuter Group Proposes Improvements To MARC Service

There’s encouraging news for rail passengers who use MARC train in and out of Baltimore. You could soon get a chance to ride, both nights and weekends.

01/06/2012

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Commuters Find Carpool Partners Through Database

In Anne Arundel County, about 700 commuters are part of an online database that helps them find carpool partners. And as tough times have many searching for creative ways to penny pinch, more people are looking into the database and carpooling in general.

10/16/2011

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Commuter Train Service Warns Of Seat Slasher

A commuter train service is asking its riders to be on the lookout for someone slashing its trains’ seats the last few months.

07/21/2011