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Alleged serial Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts robber faces federal robbery charges

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Image via YouTube/Baltimore Police Department

A Baltimore man accused of robbing or attempting to hold up eight Subway and Dunkin’ Donuts locations across the city at gunpoint has been indicted on federal robbery charges.

Man wanted in 9 robberies at Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts locations around Baltimore

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Image via YouTube/Baltimore Police Department

The FBI and city police have released a pair of surveillance videos taken days apart at local  Subway and Dunkin’ Donuts chains in hopes of catching a serial armed robber.

Report: State Plans to Shut Down Baltimore Metro Again This August

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Photo by Adam E. Moreira, via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimore’s subway commuters will reportedly need to plan ahead for a second system-wide shutdown this year.

Union Calls for Subway Shutdown in Baltimore

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city_baltimore_subway2The MTA is already planning to shut down part of the subway in Baltimore for weeks of repairs later this month. But the union that represents transit workers says the whole system needs attention.

Part of Baltimore’s Subway Will Close for 24 Days of Repairs

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city_baltimore_subway2The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is preparing for critical maintenance work that will partially shut down the Metro Subway system for 24 days this summer, and officials are urging riders to plan ahead and use free shuttle bus service to help get them where they need to go.

Man Rescued After Jumping in Front of Baltimore Metro Train

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Photo by sftrajan/via Flickr
Photo by sftrajan/via Flickr

Yesterday afternoon at the downtown Charles Center Station, a young man threw his cell phone on the tracks of the Baltimore metro-subway train. Then he jumped after it.

Cell Phone Footage Shows Fight at Towson Subway, 1 Arrested

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From the Saturday night’s alright for fighting file: Two men came to blows in Towson early Saturday morning. One left bloody, and the window of a Subway restaurant in Towson did not survive the altercation.

What If Baltimore Had Subway Stations Instead of Subway Restaurants?

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Emily Badger over at The Atlantic Cities pointed us toward Chris Nelson’s playful rendering of a very different (and very imaginary) Baltimore transit map, one in which every Subway (the sandwich shop) was instead, well, a subway (the public transit option). A girl can dream, right?

I’m Walking Here! 12 Ideas to Improve Public Transit in Baltimore

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Photo by Sheena Callage.
Photo by Sheena Callage.

This was originally posted on Facebook. Many thanks to Eric Hatch for letting Baltimore Fishbowl repost it!

Relying on public transit in Baltimore makes me feel like Don Quixote, Ignatius Reilly, and “Ratso”  Rizzo all rolled into one. As a rare “choice” rider in this city—someone who could afford a car (albeit a crappy one) but chooses to walk and ride instead—I’m accustomed to ruling out activities in whole chunks of the city. I go out most nights, but this means allocating extra time in each trip for buses that never come, trains that creep at half the speed they could, and long walks to destinations that should have service but don’t.

Dog Love: Tuesdays with Thurber (Thurber Hearts NY)

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Thurber’s first trip to NYC included his first Subway ride with his buddy Joe, followed by his first pee in Central Park.

Photo and caption by Sara Lynn Michener.

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