Maryland is putting those new gas tax dollars to use. There’s new money for Baltimore’s Light Rail Red Line, even though residents still differ on whether it’s a good idea.
Metro is warning of major disruptions on the red line after a train with no passengers aboard derailed overnight.
Metro says it’s closing several stations on the red line for weekend work.
Metro says weekend work will impact the orange line and close three stations on the red line.
A forum has been scheduled to discuss the Red Line transit project in Baltimore.
Metro says it will close two red line stations for weekend work, and passengers on all lines should prepare for longer wait times.
Metro says workers have repaired a cracked rail on the red line and delays should dissipate as rush hour winds down.
Metro says part of the red line will be shut down for weekend work.
Metro says it is returning to weekend work after a four-week break for cherry blossom season. Metro says it has work on all five lines planned for this weekend.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown met Monday with federal transportation officials to reaffirm Maryland’s commitment to pursing two light rail projects that would cost about $1.5 billion each after lawmakers approved legislation this session to raise the state’s gas tax to boost transportation revenues and enhance opportunities for public-private partnerships in the state.
Metro says shuttle buses will replace trains on part of the red line this weekend, and the Metrorail system will open two hours early on Saturday for the Rock `n’ Roll Marathon.
Metro says it has finished some emergency maintenance that caused major delays on the busy red line during the morning rush hour.