Tag: transit

BaltimoreLink’s Rollout Brings Two Weeks of Free Public Transit in Baltimore

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Photo via MTA

In an effort to get butts in the seats and show off its expanding, revitalized city bus system, the state is offering two weeks of free bus, light rail and Metro rides in Baltimore starting June 18.

MARC Adding More Bike Cars in 2017

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MTA bike car

There’s going to be more room to bring your bike when riding the rails to DC.

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.

Light Rail, Bus, Car Collide Downtown

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lightraBaltimore’s recent transit crash was no longer figurative on Monday. A train, a bus and a car all collided on Howard Street.

Red Line Alternative Shopped to Republicans

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Red Line Station (rendering)
Red Line Station (rendering)

The Republican wave that swept both D.C. and Maryland in the November elections appears poised to at least reroute Baltimore’s plans to build a new east-west commuter rail. The proposed Red Line, which would run from Rosemont through downtown, Fell’s Point and Canton to Bayview Hospital, is currently projected to cost about $2 billion to build.

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