Category: transit

February 9, 2009

What’s your commute like?

Filed under: Blogs, transit - 09 Feb 2009

I took some video this morning of the mad dash from MARC 503 (which arrives at 6:25 a.m. at Union Station on those rare occasions it’s on time.) This was a Monday, so it was a slow day. I …

January 29, 2009

Disabled riders complain about MTA cuts

Filed under: transit - 29 Jan 2009

Disabled Marylanders are asking the Maryland Transit Administration to rethink cutbacks so a sponsored ride program they use to lead functional lives doesn’t disappear.

The service, called Taxi Access, gives many blind and other disabled riders the freedom to …

January 28, 2009

Closings,delays and travel conditions

Filed under: Closings, Traffic, Travel, transit - 28 Jan 2009

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Tell us about your area road conditions and commuting

Filed under: Weather, Traffic, Travel, transit - 28 Jan 2009

I just made my usual morning commute to the 503 MARC train that arrives at Martin State Airport at 5:10. The snow on the car had turned to a crunchy sheet of ice overnight.

Getting out of our condo’s parking lot …

January 26, 2009

Emergency road repair detours

Filed under: Traffic, Travel, transit - 26 Jan 2009

Baltimore Sun
Baltimore transportation officials are planning to close a portion of North Hilton Road starting at 7 a.m. tomorrow for emergency road repairs. Weather permitting, officials say they hope to have the work in the 3500 block of N. …

January 19, 2009

MLK Parade road closings

Filed under: Traffic, Baltimore City, Travel, transit - 19 Jan 2009

Baltimore Sun
Baltimore’s Martin Luther King Jr. parade is set to start at noon today. The event will necessitate a series of street closures and parking restrictions, according to city transportation officials. The parade will assemble at the state office …

January 14, 2009

Harford commuters protest bus cuts

Filed under: Maryland Government, Harford County, transit - 14 Jan 2009

Baltimore Sun
More than 60 Harford County residents who say cuts in MTA bus service into Baltimore have disrupted their commutes filled County Council chambers last night to protest. State transportation chief John D. Porcari made the cuts last fall, …

January 12, 2009

Annapolis-DC bus service to continue

Filed under: Maryland Government, DC, Annapolis, transit - 12 Jan 2009

Annapolis Mayor Ellen Moyer partnered with a bus service to help hundreds of commuters travel between Annapolis and Washington, D.C., after the popular Maryland transit 921 bus shuts down.

Starting Monday, the Maryland Transit Administration is eliminating several buses and …

December 8, 2008

Transit ridership up

Filed under: Maryland Government, transit - 08 Dec 2008

So transit ridership is up and the MTA is cutting MARC service?
The Maryland Transit Administration says it has also seen an increase in ridership, though not as high as the 6.5% national jump.

The MTA says it has seen ridership …

November 24, 2008

Cabbie gets $350K from MTA police after being beat up

Filed under: Legal News, transit - 24 Nov 2008

Daily Record
A Baltimore jury has awarded $305,000 to a former BWI Taxi Co. cab driver who was arrested — and later unsuccessfully prosecuted — after complaining to Maryland Transportation Authority police about a shuttle bus that was blocking his …

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