Tag: buses

MTA to Install Traffic Light at S. Baltimore Bus Depot to ‘Alleviate Backups’ for Buses

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Hoping to mitigate delays for buses right at the outset of their routes, the city plans to install a traffic signal at the Maryland Transit Administration’s South Baltimore bus depot.

Baltimore is Getting a New Bus Line from Bayview to Sparrows Point

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Photo by Scott218, via Wikimedia Commons

A new MTA line is in the works to get Baltimoreans to and from the growing Tradepoint Atlantic development at Sparrows Point.

MTA Bus Crashes into Pawn Shop One Hour Before Ceremony Announcing Rollout of BaltimoreLink

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Photo via MTA

A Maryland Transit Administration bus today crashed into a Southwest Baltimore pawn shop about an hour before city and state officials celebrated the rollout of the agency’s revamped new bus system at a press conference in West Baltimore.

More Bus-Only Lanes Coming to Downtown Baltimore

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Photo via MTA

Nine new bus lanes are coming to downtown Baltimore and surrounding neighborhoods this summer as part of the state’s planned overhaul of the city’s bus system.

Councilman Criticizes MTA’s $45K Bus Deal with Flacco Amid S-Pass Fallout, While Senator Asks Flacco for Help

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Courtesy MTA

After the state signed a $45,000 endorsement deal with Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco to use his face on city buses, some in Baltimore are asking: Why can’t the state spend the money to restore later hours for free transit rides for city schools students?

Coming Soon on Exteriors of City Buses: Joe Flacco

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Courtesy MTA

If having your face showcased on a fleet of city buses is any sign of an NFL quarterback’s quality, Joe Flacco may just be elite.

Councilman Cries Foul on Changes to Free Transit Rides for City Students

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Courtesy MTA S-Pass Brochure

For years, students in Baltimore City public schools have been able to use passes that let them ride MTA buses and trains around the city for free from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays. Today, a newly elected city councilman has taken a stand against recent changes to the pass system that cut back on those free rides and their hours, which he said leaves some students shut out of after school activities.

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