U.S., Maryland/D.C./Virginia: Regional partnership launches study of interconnected commuter rail system

From Inside NOVA; September 1, 2020 The Greater Washington Partnership has launched an effort to explore how the region can…

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U.S.: Judge orders firms to continue building Purple Line amid cost disputes with Maryland

By Katherine Shaver, The Washington Post; August 11, 2020 A Maryland judge has issued a temporary restraining order requiring the…

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U.S.: Could Maryland finally be ready to replace Baltimore’s oldest rail tunnel?

By Alex Holt, Maryland Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; June 24, 2020 Baltimore Penn Station and the trains which pass through…

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U.S.: Will Commuters Ever Go Back to Commuter Trains?

By David Zipper, Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, City Lab; April 30, 2020 Last year, the fiscal management…

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U.S., Maryland: Amtrak to move forward with ‘critical’ Baltimore Penn Station redevelopment despite pandemic

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; April 23, 2020 Amtrak officials said Thursday they consider the redevelopment of Baltimore’s…

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U.S.: Maryland looks at connecting MARC toward Philadelphia and within Baltimore

By Alex Holt, Maryland Correspondent, Greater Greater Washington; April 22, 2020 Imagine being able to travel all the way from…

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U.S., Maryland/D.C./Virginia – Expanding MARC service to Virginia: Not as simple as it sounds | COMMENTARY

By Baltimore Sun Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun, March 12, 2020 What if you could board a MARC rail commuter train…

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U.S., Maryland: Baltimore Penn Station redevelopment gets opportunity zone funding from local investor

By Melody Simmons, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; February 5, 2020 Transformative plans to upgrade Penn Station into a modern transit…

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U.S., Maryland: CSX tunnel project could be completed by 2024, Baltimore port official says

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; February 5, 2020 A long-awaited expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel could be…

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Maryland: Redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station gets ‘critical’ piece of funding puzzle

By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun; November 26, 2019 The long-awaited redevelopment of Baltimore’s historic Penn Station got a “critical…

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‘Baltimore’s living room:’ Developers present concept for Penn Station redevelopment

By Melody Simmons, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; October 10, 2019 The size and scope of the long-awaited redevelopment of Penn…

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Historic Camden Station in Baltimore, Maryland reopens following $7 million renovation

By Colin Campbell, Baltimore Sun; September 12, 2019 The historic Camden Station outside Oriole Park in Baltimore reopened Thursday following…

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Feds award long-sought grant to help expand Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel but not as much as Maryland wanted

By Colin Campbell  and Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun; July 23, 2019 Maryland will receive $125 million in long-sought federal…

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Amtrak upgrades underway between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

By McKenna Oxenden, The Baltimore Sun; June 3, 2019 Train tracks between Baltimore and Washington D.C. are undergoing upgrades to…

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Washington, D.C. metropolitan area: A MARC train to HQ2? A VRE train to Baltimore? This study will answer whether the market’s there.

By Jonathan Capriel, Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal; April 12, 2019 Could a future Amazon.com Inc. employee living deep in…

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Communication key to successful transition to precision railroading

By Joanna Marsh, Freight Waves; April 5, 2019 Precision scheduled railroading (PSR) could benefit customers and shippers, but its deployment…

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Amtrak strikes deal to redevelop Baltimore Penn Station with local firms, investing $90 million

By Lorraine Mirabella, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; April 4, 2019 Amtrak has agreed to invest $90 million and work with…

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Maryland increases commitment for Howard Street Tunnel by $56M

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; March 4, 2019 Gov. Larry Hogan‘s administration is committing an additional $56 million…

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Maryland Transit Administration to offer free transit to unpaid federal workers until end of government shutdown

By Colin Campbell, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; January 24, 2019 The Maryland Transit Administration is offering free bus, Light RailLink,…

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Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel project back on with CSX support, Maryland delegation says

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 17, 2018 CSX has reversed an earlier decision and determined the Class I will participate…

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Mid-Atlantic region’s CEOs propose ambitious, costly plan to reduce traffic from Baltimore to Richmond

By Robert McCartney, Senior Regional Correspondent, The Washington Post; November 26, 2018 An alliance of the region’s top chief executives…

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Maryland: MARC delays were ‘awful’ this summer. There’s been some improvement, but problems still linger.

By Colin Campbell, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; October 4, 2018 As MARC train delays mounted and passenger complaints erupted in…

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Maryland lawmakers press CSX for more details on Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel

By Holden Wilen, Reporter, Baltimore Business Journal; September 4, 2018 Members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation are disappointed in the lack…

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Amtrak solicits community’s ideas for redevelopment of Baltimore’s Penn Station

By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun; July 31, 2018 Baltimoreans peppered developers and Amtrak officials with ideas Tuesday for…

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Amtrak announces ‘lactation suites’ for nursing mothers in five major train stations

By Laura Kelly, The Washington Times; May 22, 2018 Amtrak announced Tuesday it will open lactation suites for nursing mothers…

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