Business, Politics

Director of DPW to retire, Olszewski makes other Baltimore County personnel announcements

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday made several important personnel announcements, filling key Baltimore County positions. “The key to building a better Baltimore County is building a great team, and I’m thrilled that these talented individuals will put their experience and passion to work on behalf of our residents and communities,” Olszewski said. Department of Public Works Acting Director …


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County, City leaders issue joint statement on reversal of MTA cuts

BALTIMORE, MD—Top officials from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County joined together to issue a statement regarding MTA’s announcement to reverse major cuts to the Maryland Transit Administration. Following public comment and feedback from local jurisdictions, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration on Wednesday announced that Core Bus service adjustments proposed September 1 will …


Officials from Baltimore County, Baltimore City issue joint statement on MTA budget cuts

TOWSON, MD—Top officials from Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Howard County, and Anne Arundel County joined together to issue the following statement on major cuts to the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) announced on Wednesday: “In a press release this afternoon, Governor Hogan’s administration announced significant cuts to the Maryland Transit Administration. This is a disappointing blow to the entire Baltimore metropolitan …

MTA discontinuing 11 bus lines due to COVID-19 pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transit Administration announced on Thursday that it would be discontinuing several bus routes due to the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning on Monday, April 6, in order to more efficiently deploy resources to core bus service, MDOT MTA is temporarily discontinuing all nine Express BusLink routes (103, 104, 105, 115, 120, 150, 154, 160, 164) and LocalLink 38 and …

Governor Hogan declares State of Emergency, expands statewide response to novel coronavirus

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday night announced the state’s first positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and declared a state of emergency to ramp up Maryland’s coordinated response across all levels of government. “In order to further mobilize all available state resources in response to this threat to public health, I have issued a proclamation declaring a state of …

CBD Supply Maryland to become first organization to adopt MDOT MTA bus stop on Belair Road corridor

NOTTINGHAM, MD—CBD Supply Maryland will partner with the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) to become the first organization to adopt a bus stop on the Belair Road corridor as a part of MDOT MTA’s Adopt-A-Stop program. CBD Supply Maryland will adopt the MDOT MTA bus stop near the intersection of Belair Road and Rossville Boulevard at …

Multiple injuries reported in Essex bus crash

UPDATE: Authorities say a total of 7 patients have been taken to local hospitals, one with reported life-threatening injuries. Original story below… —— ESSEX, MD—Crews are on the scene of a Monday afternoon crash involving a bus in Essex. The crash was reported at just after 3 p.m. at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and S. Taylor Avenue (21221). The …

Olszewski releases resident transportation survey

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday released a transportation survey that will allow Baltimore County residents to share information about the transportation challenges they face, and solicit input and ideas about how those challenges can be addressed. The survey is meant to be a step in a larger effort to increase transit options for county residents and identify …