MTA Light Rail service to resume on Saturday, service to be free until January 2

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transit Administration has announced the resumption of Light Rail service, effective Saturday, December 23rd. Service was temporarily suspended to facilitate emergency inspection of the entire Light Rail vehicle fleet on Friday, December 8th. Following recent inspections that identified potential issues with punctured conduits on Light Rail vehicles, the MTA worked closely with its contractor to complete an […]

MTA advances Baltimore-to-Towson corridor mass transit initiative to next phase

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transit Administration has completed the feasibility study for the North-South Transit Corridor, designed to provide more mass transit connections between the Towson area of Baltimore County and downtown Baltimore. The study, which will advance to analyze various options in the coming year, is part of the Central Maryland Regional Transit Plan, a 25-year plan released in October […]

Light Rail to temporarily suspend all service for emergency inspection, repairs effective Friday

BALTIMORE, MD—Effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, December 8, the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration will temporarily suspend Light Rail service at all stops in order to perform emergency inspections of every vehicle in the fleet. During a recent inspection, the Maryland Transit Administration discovered the potential for a punctured conduit on its Light Rail vehicles. Out of an […]

Governor Moore honors MTA workers in celebration of Transit Worker Appreciation Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore on Friday celebrated Transit Worker Appreciation Week by visiting the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration at the Eastern Bus Division in Baltimore. Lt. Governor Aruna Miller, Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld and Maryland Transit Administrator Holly Arnold joined the governor to honor transit employees for their outstanding performance and dedicated service […]