Maryland Department of Transportation

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Name: Maryland Department of Transportation
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Port suffers a setback [Editorial]

While this week's decision to abandon the proposed $95 million intermodal rail facility at the Mount Clare yard in Southwest Baltimore may be regarded as a big victory for neighbors in Morrell Park and elsewhere who strongly opposed it, the decision is ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Questions remain over red line funding

BALTIMORE - Even though estimates for the Red Line has now topped $2.9 billion, this week Baltimore City's mayor and the Baltimore County executive agreed to contribute tens of millions of dollars toward the project.A law passed by the general assembly ... [Published ABC2 News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

CSX, Port of Baltimore double-stack intermodal plans derailed

The attempt by CSX Transportation and the Port of Baltimore to gain double-stack container service to and from the port took a major hit Thursday after the state of Maryland withdrew funding for a planned intermodal terminal.Maryland Department of Transportation ... [Published Journal of Commerce - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County snarls traffic near Route 29

As of 9:15 a.m., an earlier accident on eastbound I-70 in Howard County was reportedly cleared.There was also an incident on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Route 702, but no major incidents were reported by the Maryland Department of Transportation ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Traffic: Roadwork closes Route 7 lane in eastern Baltimore County

Friday morning commuter-cast: I-83As the Friday rush hour gets under way, the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting few incidents in the Baltimore area.Emergency roadwork in Baltimore County has the right shoulder and one eastbound lane of ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Howard hires county's first bike and pedestrian manager

Chris Eatough would like people to look at biking just as they look at using a vacuum cleaner.It's not that Howard County 's first pedestrian and bike planning manager wants biking to become banal. Rather, he wants the option of hopping on a bike to become ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

City, county agree to pay Red Line contributions

BALTIMORE - Baltimore County balked when it was first asked to chip in $50 million toward the Red Line; a new east-west light rail line that would stretch from Woodlawn to East Baltimore.Now, it has found a way to contribute the cash.In a letter to the ... [Published ABC2 News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

City, county agree to Red Line contributions of $280 million

After months of negotiations with state transportation officials, city and county leaders in Baltimore and Baltimore County announced commitments Tuesday to contribute a combined $280 million in cash and in-kind contributions toward the region's proposed ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Crash closes northbound Route 113 1 hour ago

A crash has closed northbound Route 113 in the Newark area. (Photo: .)A single-vehicle crash on Route 113 has closed the northbound lane and shoulder of Route 113 prior to Basket Switch Road in the Newark, Maryland, area, according to Maryland Department ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Just fine them

Nearly a year after Maryland made talking on a handheld cell phone while driving a “primary” offense, it is amazing — no, make that alarming — how many people continue to flaunt the law.By making handheld cellphone use by motorists a primary offense, ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Thurmont officials add highway user funds to budget

THURMONT — The town's fiscal 2015 budget grew by about $192,000 Tuesday night as officials voted to add state highway user funds to the coffers.The town received the check for $132,968.31 in funds from the Maryland Department of Transportation, the town's ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Crash on Bay Bridge closes westbound lanes

All westbound lanes of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge were shut down around 11 a.m. Saturday after a multi-vehicle crash, the Maryland Department of Transportation said.Three vehicles were involved in the crash, authorities said. One eastbound lane of the ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 16 2014]

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... This is very disappointing for all concerned," he said. "But we remain deeply committed to working with all stakeholders to develop a long-term solution that brings double-stack capacity to the state and enhances the competitiveness of the Port of Baltimore."
"All my friends did it," he remembered. "That's how we got to the park and to the store and to each others' houses, to the soccer fields... It was a great way to get around. I didn't really think of myself as a biker, it's just what we did."
"We're moving on all fronts," he said. "It's really exciting in the sense that the local jurisdictions are coming on board in a big way, and the project is moving ahead steadily."

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Port suffers a setback [Editorial] [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 29 2014]
Maryland DOT pulls plug on pact, funds for prop... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Aug 29 2014]
CSX, Port of Baltimore double-stack intermodal ... [Published Journal of Commerce - Aug 29 2014]
Maryland Pulls Out of Baltimore Intermodal Proj... [Published Trucking Info - Aug 29 2014]
Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County snar... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 29 2014]
Traffic: Roadwork closes Route 7 lane in easter... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 29 2014]
Questions remain over red line funding [Published ABC2 News - Aug 29 2014]
Howard hires county's first bike and pedestrian... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 28 2014]
City, county agree to pay Red Line contributions [Published ABC2 News - Aug 27 2014]
Crash closes northbound Route 113 1 hour ago [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 26 2014]
City, county agree to Red Line contributions of... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
Traffic signal in Annapolis blends with state h... [Published Maryland Bay Net - Aug 24 2014]
Just fine them [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 24 2014]
GOVERNOR O’MALLEY AND LT. GOVERNOR BROWN PROVID... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Aug 20 2014]
Volunteer who gave his life recognized for heroism [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 20 2014]
Thurmont officials add highway user funds to bu... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 20 2014]
Crash on Bay Bridge closes westbound lanes [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 16 2014]
Mikulski, Cummings back rail funds [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Settlement Set for Cambridge Marine Terminal [Published WBOC TV 16 - Aug 14 2014]
I-270 lanes reopen after crash, sand spill [Published Washington Post - Aug 14 2014]
The 'P3' dilemma: Partnerships often fall short... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 11 2014]
Some transportation leaders frustrated by tempo... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 11 2014]
Peaches and health go together at festival [Published Community Times - Aug 10 2014]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Say no to more taxes in M... [Published Washington Times - Aug 09 2014]
Chaney’s Tripp receives national Promoter of th... [Published Aggregate Research Industries - Aug 08 2014]
Added acreage will not affect homeowners, offic... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 08 2014]
West Arundel Continues as Location of Choice fo... [Published Columbia Business Monthly - Aug 07 2014]
Salisbury Native Appeals Termination from BWI A... [Published WBOC TV 16 - Aug 04 2014]
MTA POLICE TO HOST ANTI-CRIME EVENT [Published Noodls - Aug 02 2014]
Businesses get lowdown on government programs [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 01 2014]
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA+' rating to the following Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) consolidated transportation bonds: --$100 million consolidated transportation bonds, series 2014. The bonds are expected to ...
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