Mass Transit

Fatal Amtrak Philadelphia Derailment Rattles Train RidersA train ride ends in tragedy. Seven people are dead and hundreds injured when an Amtrak train bound for New York derails in Philadelphia. That train made a stop here in Baltimore along the way.
State Works To Double Mass Transit PassengersThe state is on track with a goal to double the number of passengers on its buses and rail lines. The Transit Administration says it's expanding a sunrise service, an early-morning, weekend bus line to and from BWI Thurgood Marshall.
D.C. Plan Would Boost Transit, Discourage DrivingA draft of the District of Columbia's long-range transportation plan favors mass transit and discourages driving.
American Cities With The Best Public Transportation SystemsOne of the best ways to cut down on our carbon footprint is to use mass transportation, which of course is much easier to do when cities offer convenient transit options. Find out which American cities have the best public mass transportation systems and how they have been recognized.
Study: Baltimore Residents Using More Public TransportationCommuter changes. A surprising shift in the way Baltimore gets to and from work. A new report finds we're spending less time behind the wheel and more time on public transportation.
Service Restored After Amtrak Derailment South Of BaltimoreThere were numerous delays and some trains were even canceled Monday night after an Amtrak train went off the tracks just outside of Baltimore's Penn Station. More than 150 people were stranded and many more stuck at the station.
New Supertrain Could Get You From Baltimore To NYC In An HourIt's expensive, runs at more than 300 miles an hour and has the power to transform the East Coast.
MTA Unveils New Online Ticketing ServiceMTA riders will soon have a new way to purchase tickets.
Mass Transit Canceled; Local Residents Wait For SandyThe Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has canceled all service for Monday due to severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy.
Public Transportation Use Increasing As Gas Prices SoarAs gas prices edge higher, people are finding other ways to get around. In Maryland and across the country, a significantly higher number are using public transportation.
Audit Critical Of Md. Public Transit ProgramA Maryland state audit is criticizing a $60 million public transportation program created to give rides to people with disabilities.