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Engineering Study Set For Susquehanna River Bridge

Amtrak says it has joined with state and federal agencies to conduct an engineering study of the Susquehanna River Rail Bridge for possible rehabilitation or replacement.

04/14/2014

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Senate Panel To Hold Hearing On Purple Line

A Maryland Senate committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Purple Line project.

09/12/2013

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Md. Seeks Input On Biking And Walking Plan Update

The Maryland Department of Transportation wants to hear from people who enjoy walking or biking.

02/01/2013

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MVA Introduces Driver’s Test App

An Android App to test drivers is now available from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration at the Google Play Store.

11/29/2012

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Best Holiday Travel Tips For People From Baltimore

Ill-planned winter holiday travel is the stuff of nightmares. Missed departure times, unending security checks, lost luggage, overbooked flights, trains or buses, weather delays, gridlock on major highways, dangerous weather-related road conditions — the list of potential problems is staggering. Weather-related issues, traffic jams and other unforeseen problems are beyond anyone’s control. Have contingency plans and try not to stress about what you can’t control. While you can’t plan for everything, there are many elements of travel that can be controlled by logical pre-trip preparation. Whether you are leaving Baltimore or visiting family and friends for the holidays, there are a number of simple tips to make holiday travel less stressful.

11/24/2012

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Drivers Using The Bay Bridge Demand Better Severe Weather Warning System

Last week’s storm left nothing untouched, including the Bay Bridge. Drivers who were on the bridge during the storm are calling for some sweeping changes to protect them in bad weather.

07/06/2012

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Md. Announces Appointment Of Toll Authority Head

A former acting manager of the Maryland Transportation Authority has returned from retirement to oversee the agency, which manages the state’s toll facilities.

09/27/2011

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Maryland Beats New York For Worst Commute In Country

Maryland gets the No. 1 spot for the worst commute in the country, according to a new study.

09/23/2011

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2 Incendiary Packages Cause Security Scare Across Md.

It was a tense afternoon across the region after two packages—one addressed to Gov. Martin O’Malley—ignited inside two state buildings.They showed up just 20 miles apart–one in Hanover, the other in Annapolis, just a few feet from the state house.WJZ has more information about the note found in one of those packages.

01/07/2011

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2 Packages Ignite In Md. Gov’t Buildings; Others ‘Unfounded’

The suspicious package found at the state office building on Preston Street has officially been cleared by police.This comes after packages sent to two state buildings created a small flash of fire, smoke and an odor when they were opened, but did not cause any serious injuries.

01/06/2011