Family, Politics, Traffic

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 …


Politics, Sci-Tech, Traffic

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 …

Olszewski announces Towson Loop service to begin in October

UPDATE: The Towson Loop has officially launched. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced that the Towson Loop is scheduled to begin service on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Olszewski jump-started plans to bring a free circulator service to Towson’s core destinations and main attractions, fulfilling a campaign pledge. “Expanding access to easy, efficient, reliable …

Water main break reported in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—A water main break in the White Marsh area has left several residents without water. The Department of Public Works reports that a 12-inch diameter main has ruptured in the 10800-block of Philadelphia Road. Route 7 is currently shut down between Ebenezer Road and Joppa Road. Forty customers and five hydrants are currently without service, according to Councilwoman …

Councilman Marks provides update on Seven Courts community water improvements

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Monday announced that preparations are underway for improvements to improve the water system in western Perry Hall, replacing a decaying network that has experienced numerous leaks over the past two years. Baltimore County will begin replacing 4,000 feet of water line along parts of Seven Courts Drive, Pinedale Drive, Proctor Lane, and Gunview …

New report released following comprehensive review of Baltimore County, Baltimore City shared water delivery system

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials on Monday released a new report following a comprehensive review of the business processes that govern the water delivery system that serves both Baltimore County and Baltimore City residents. “This report is a critical and long overdue step towards improving how our jurisdictions can better work in partnership to modernize our shared water system,” Baltimore County …