How Md. uses surveillance, data to track motorists, traffic

Motorists in Maryland may be aware of the cameras that enforce speed and red-light violations, but the state’s tracking practices include other layers to assist in law enforcement efforts, and for traffic and planning purposes. 

Six things riders might like to know from Metro’s update to Congress

WASHINGTON – The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s recent update to Congress contained a half-dozen takeaways for commuters and visitors who ride the Metro rail system in the national capital region. Metro, which first began operations in 1976 and now…

As popularity of ride-sharing grows, safety concerns rise

Anytime troublesome events occur when using the increasingly popular ride-hailing — or ride-sharing — services, platforms such as Lyft and Uber see their safety policies face increased scrutiny.

Railroad’s rusting Potomac River span facing overhaul – and maybe more

WASHINGTON – Of the eight bridges connecting the nation’s capital to northern Virginia across the Potomac River, only one is a railroad bridge. And that one stands out for its, shall we say, reddish tint. But plans are moving forward…

Success, failure, mourning at close of Md. General Assembly

It was a bittersweet and busy day for Maryland legislators as they pushed to get their bills through both House and Senate chambers on Sine Die, the final day of the General Assembly on Monday.

Twitter users have mixed feelings rising popularity of electric scooters and bikes

Car-alternative transportation options, like bikes and scooters, are growing in popularity in many cities, though the craze is slow to come to Maryland.

Metro’s current hours stand, board plans to address riders’ other concerns instead

Despite pressure from the District of Columbia to extend late-night services, the Metro Board of Directors voted 7-1 Thursday to maintain Metro’s current hours of operation.

Gov. Hogan talks bipartisanship at fifth State of the State

At his fifth State of the State address, Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday pushed for bipartisan support from the Democrat-controlled legislature on his initiatives regarding taxes, healthcare, education, transportation, redistricting, violent crime and the environment.

Gaithersburg Elementary School participates in National Walk to School Day

Students at Gaithersburg Elementary School in Montgomery County took part in National Walk to School Day, an event highlighting the health, environmental and safety benefits that come with walking to school.

Students with limited options for getting to school seek improvements

BALTIMORE, Maryland — More than 27,000 Baltimore City Public School students rely on public transportation to get to school. Dashay McCrae shows us her route from school, and explains how the transportation system in Baltimore needs improving.

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