Tag: transportation

After hearing plentiful testimony from residents, council considers Complete Streets bill

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A Baltimore City Council committee heard hours of mostly supportive testimony on Wednesday night for a bill that would require the city to ultimately prioritize pedestrian, cycling and public transit over cars, aligning with Complete Streets guidelines.

Q&A: Gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea on boosting transportation accessibility, teaming up with Brandon Scott, and more

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At 65 and standing well under six feet tall, Jim Shea says he often tells people that when he started as a managing partner of Venable LLP, “I was 6’8″ and had a full head of hair, and 22 years later, I don’t.”

Gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea says MDOT chief should resign over Baltimore Metro shutdown

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Local defense attorney and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea says Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn should step down after the state has effectively admitted it knew, but didn’t act on major safety issues in Baltimore’s metro system.

Baltimore’s Bike Share is Back Up and Running, With More Stations to Come


After temporarily shutting down this fall, the Baltimore Bike Share is planning to end the year by adding more stations.

Gov. Hogan’s Staff Doctored a Baltimore Sun Headline in a Facebook Post

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For a few hours on Tuesday, a story by the Baltimore Sun ran with a different and not entirely true headline on Gov. Larry Hogan’s Facebook page.

Gov. Larry Hogan Still Hasn’t Talked to Trump, But He’s Got High Hopes


With exactly two weeks to go before Donald Trump assumes control of the White House, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the president-elect still haven’t directly touched base.

Feds, State Officials Want Your Input on the Maglev Train Proposal



The public will have a chance to weigh in on exactly what construction of a high-speed Maglev train line between D.C. and Baltimore might entail at a series of meetings scattered throughout the area next week.

We Don’t Get a Red Line, But We Might Get Another Bay Bridge



Months after returning $900 million in federal funds and declining to built the Red Line through Baltimore, Governor Larry Hogan has another big transportation plan in mind.

Billions in Amtrak Improvements for Baltimore (and Elsewhere)


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Taking the train is, theoretically, one of the most convenient ways to travel from Baltimore — but old tracks, dated equipment, and out-of-date trains often lead to delays and other annoyances.