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The City’s Baltimore Bike Share Coordinator is Out

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In another blow to Baltimore Bike Share, the city has confirmed the program’s official coordinator within the Department of Transportation is on his way out.

Baltimore Bike Share Returns Sunday with 50 More Secure, GPS-Tracked Bikes

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After a month-long hiatus for some crucial repairs and maintenance, Baltimore Bike Share is returning this weekend.

Six Months In, City Installs Far More Traffic Cameras than Mayor Pugh Originally Announced

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With more than 50 traffic cameras now up and running around Baltimore, the city has installed at least 15 more than Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office said would be placed along city roads back in March.

Baltimore Bike Share Shuts Down Temporarily To Improve Security

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Baltimore Sun Reports that the Baltimore Bike Share program is shutting down temporarily, to update the security equipment on its 200 piece fleet of rentable bicycles. The local bike share program opened in 2016, but has weathered a rocky start after a high number of instances of theft, and related damage to locking docks. The bikes are outfitted with GPS, and generally recovered when stolen, but the track-downs and maintenance to the bikes and the locking docks take time, money, and man power away from a small staff.

Speed Camera Operator Mistakenly Sent Drivers Duplicate Tickets on First Day

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The city’s resurrected traffic camera program got off to a troubled start late last month, officials revealed Monday.

City’s Speed Cams Now Issuing $40 Tickets, as Warning Period Begins for New Red Light Cams

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Speed cameras are now really officially back, and another batch of traffic-surveilling devices are on the way.

Return of the Fines: I-95 Speed Cams Start Ticketing Next Monday, and Citation Amounts Revealed for Baltimore’s Revived Traffic Camera Program

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Baltimore drivers be warned: Automated camera fines are returning to I-95 next week, and fines from cameras on city streets aren’t far off.

Now, If the City Tows Your Car Away, They’ll Help You Find It

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In just about any case, getting your car towed will ruin your day. However, Baltimore City’s government now wants to meet those unlucky drivers halfway by helping them to locate their vehicles with a new online registry.

Maryland Applies to Let Driverless Cars Onto a Stretch of I-95

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Picture this: You’re driving along the interstate with a skyline view of Baltimore to your right when, out of nowhere, a car being operated by no one in particular pops up in the lane to your left.

Baltimore Bike Share Kicks Off in Less Than Two Weeks

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bikeshareThe wait is nearly over for the Baltimore Bike Share program. In 11 days, city residents will be able to rent bicycles, some of them with electric pedal assistance, and cruise to other stations around the harbor, westward to Union Square and northbound to Station North.