Police/Fire, Politics, Traffic

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Perry Hall crash

PERRY HALL, MD—Crews responded to a serious crash involving a motorcycle in Perry Hall on Tuesday evening. The crash was reported at around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Honeygo Boulevard and Cross Road (21128). The motorcycle operator is in serious condition, according to Councilman David Marks. ”We need a light (at this intersection),” said Councilman Marks. “I have been …


Politics, Traffic

Baltimore County releases draft Transit Development Plan, announces virtual public input meeting

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation this week released a final draft of Baltimore’s County’s updated Transit Development Plan, a county-wide roadmap for improving and expanding transit service over the next five years. To ensure community members will be able to share their feedback regarding the draft report, County officials will host a virtual public input …


Councilman Marks: Traffic calming planned for Nottingham neighborhood

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that traffic calming has been approved for Fieldchat Road (21236), which connects Joppa Road and Ebenezer Road. Two speed bumps will be constructed along this Perry Hall/Nottingham route. “I am pleased to announce this latest effort to reduce speeding in our neighborhoods, which should help slow traffic along one of Perry …

Baltimore County adopts major solid waste regulation changes

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation on Friday announced several changes to the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s regulations. The announced changes include: Beginning April 1, 2022, Baltimore County will require all separate yard material collection to be placed in paper bags and will no longer accept plastic bags for yard waste. This new rule will …

Baltimore County seeks public input on bicycle, pedestrian master plan

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT) is requesting input from County residents to inform Baltimore County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The County has provided three ways for the public to offer feedback: A new online survey which asks residents to help the County identify streets or intersections where active transportation facility improvements are needed …

Councilman Marks: First digital speed sign erected on Honeygo Boulevard

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced the installing of Perry Hall’s first digital speed sign, on Honeygo Boulevard north of Gunpowder Farm Road. The sign has been placed near an intersection that is chronically the source of complaints about speeding. Councilman Marks has been working for years to improve traffic in this area. “While I will …

Baltimore County to hold online public hearing for proposed solid waste regulation changes

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT) is proposing several revisions to the Bureau of Solid Waste Management’s (BSWM) regulations. DPWT is proposing revisions to the “Regulation for Baltimore County Residential Trash and Recycling Collection” regarding an updated holiday collection schedule, the introduction of a residential bulk collection service, changes to set-out requirements, and general language …

Baltimore County work group issues recommendations for reducing residential truck traffic

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Residential Truck Traffic Work Group on Wednesday released its final report detailing recommendations for reducing truck traffic in residential areas through the implementation of a vehicle height monitoring camera program. “My administration is committed to providing a more responsive government and I’m proud that we are taking steps to address longstanding community concerns regarding heavy truck …