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MDOT MVA shares New Year’s Eve driving safety tips

BALTIMORE, MD—As Marylanders prepare for the New Year and set new resolutions for 2020, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) is reminding motorists of Five to Arrive Alive, a list of highway safety tips designed to help drivers, passengers and pedestrians stay safe on Maryland roadways. “We all have a responsibility to make safe and smart …


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Commercial vehicle restrictions, traffic modifications announced for Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular at the Inner Harbor

BALTIMORE, MD—County residents who will be heading into Baltimore City for New Year’s Eve should be aware of important traffic modifications. The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the commercial vehicle restrictions and traffic modifications that will be implemented for Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular. In preparation for the festivities, temporary commercial vehicle restrictions will …


MDOT SHA to suspend non-emergency lane closures along busiest holiday travel routes

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is gearing up to keep lanes open so holiday travelers can get to their destinations quickly and safely. MDOT SHA will suspend non-emergency lane closures from 5 a.m. on December 24 until 10 p.m. December 27 and again from 5 a.m. December 31 until 10 p.m. January 2. Extra highway crews …

TSA: Plan ahead for another high volume travel period

WASHINGTON, DC—The Transportation Security Administration expects another high volume period for the upcoming holiday season. Between December 19 and January 5, TSA estimates 42 million passengers will travel through security screening checkpoints nationwide, an increase of 3.9 percent from 2018. “I can’t express enough how proud I am of the TSA workforce,” said TSA Administrator David Pekoske. “Year after year, …

Holiday closing schedule announced for Baltimore County offices

Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; and Tuesday, January 1, in recognition of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Health Department clinics and senior centers will also be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be …

Maryland State Police to increase patrols ahead Of Christmas, New Year’s holidays

The Maryland State Police will be working to ensure motorists get to and from their travel destination safely between Christmas and New Year’s. Troopers from each of the 23 Maryland State Police barracks who patrol every county will continue to focus enforcement efforts on impaired driving, aggressive driving, speeding, distracted driving, and other violations that often contribute to highway tragedies, …

Noon Year’s Eve event at The Avenue cancelled

The 2nd annual Noon Year’s Eve celebration that had been scheduled to place at The Avenue at White Marsh on December 31st has been cancelled. Officials with The Avenue made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon. “Due to the forecasted temperatures, we have made the difficult and disappointing decision to cancel this year Noon Year’s Eve event,” The Avenue wrote on …

Tree lighting, holiday parade, Noon Year’s Eve: winter fun at The Avenue

There’s plenty of winter fun on the way at The Avenue at White Marsh. Several annual traditions will continue this year and have already been scheduled, including the grand opening of the new ice rink and the annual tree lighting and holiday parade. Ice Rink Grand Opening Wednesday, November 15 Noon to 10 p.m. Lace up your skates – or …