Transportation

TSA stops enforcing mask use after federal judge strikes down mandate

Passengers have mixed reactions to ruling that overturned mask mandates on public transportation.

Coast Guard has new plan to move cargo ship stuck in Chesapeake Bay

The Coast Guard has announced a new plan to try to move a cargo ship that has been stuck in the Chesapeake Bay since March 13. But the ship has increased tourism to a nearby local park in Pasadena.

MDOT unveils new roadside emergency service this summer

Rockville, MD – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is rolling out a new roadside alert service nicknamed HELP. It allows drivers to directly communicate with transportation officials during roadside emergencies. 

Drivers brace for higher gas prices as Russia invades Ukraine

Gas prices are approaching levels not seen since 2008. Inflation has contributed largely to this. And now, a threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine may push prices higher.

Anne Arundel County School Board of Education considers raising school bus driver wages

The Anne Arundel County School Board of Education votes to increase school bus driver compensation by $5 an hour and offers incentives to maintain and recruit drivers.

Maryland to start Apple’s electronic credentials program

Maryland is one of eight states to adopt Apple’s new digital driver’s license program. This event is the result of 2019 state legislation for electronic credentials coming to fruition.

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. 

Deadline nears for Maryland uninsured-motorist debt amnesty

Marylanders with debts for uninsured penalties have until Dec. 31 to take advantage of a program that forgives 80 percent of uninsured-driving debts that became delinquent before 2017.

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…

Hogan orders traffic solutions for ongoing Bay Bridge fixes

Gov. Larry Hogan, R, said Wednesday that he was “furious” about the traffic backups around the Bay Bridge in recent weeks that have resulted from a resurfacing project on the westbound span’s right lane.