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Maryland Department of Transportation’s MTA Debuts New Express BusLink Service

June 21, 2016 - in Corporate, Transit

BALTIMORE, Md., JUNE 20, 2016—Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn praised the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) for launching Express BusLink today as the first new service offered as part of BaltimoreLink.…

The Re-Connect West Baltimore Project Breaks Ground

April 28, 2016 - in Bridges, Projects, Transportation

BALTIMORE - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today participated in the groundbreaking of the Re-Connect…

FRA Revises Proposal to Rebuild the B&P Tunnel in Baltimore

April 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today presented a revised proposal to replace the Civil War-era Baltimore and Potomac (B&P)…

FRA Gives Green Light to Rebuild BWI Rail Station, Increase Service and Reliability

February 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

WASHINGTON – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the new Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) rail station. The project includes adding a fourth track to nine miles…

Japanese Government Backs a Maglev Train Between Baltimore and Washington

September 9, 2014 - in Planning, Rail

An investor group hoping to build a high-speed train capable of cutting the travel time between Baltimore and Washington to 15 minutes says in a filing to state regulators that it has lined up more than $5 billion in financial backing. The commitment is from…

Mappers Seek Solutions to Baltimore-Area Transit Problems

January 6, 2014 - in Transportation

Payal Patnaik, 24, is just one of the region’s mappers who believes that maps can be used for social improvements like connecting people to healthy food and assessing successful police strategies. She is helping spearhead a mapping project that aims to help…

New Interactive Mapping Website for Baltimore’s Open Spaces Launched for Community Use

November 27, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

For decades, communities in Baltimore have come together to ensure that vacant spaces are turned into neighborhood assets such as gardens, pocket parks and even public horseshoe pits—but how can city residents discover where they are? What is the best way…

Baltimore Develops a 3D City Model for Tourists

August 28, 2012 - in Modeling

Baltimore's tourism agency has developed a new 3D map of the city aimed at guiding tourists to top destinations, as well as highlighting member hotels, restaurants, and attractions. The Baltimore InSite tool was created by the local architecture firm of Ayers…