MDTA releases Chesapeake Bay Bridge travel forecast for Fourth of July weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—With a record number of travelers expected this holiday weekend, state officials have released the Chesapeake Bay Bridge travel forecast for Independence Day. Motorists should expect heavy traffic at the Bay Bridge and along the US 50 corridor Friday, June 30, through Wednesday, July 5, in both directions. The best times to travel across the Bay Bridge this holiday […]

MDTA Police celebrate 56th recruit class graduation

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police celebrated the state’s newest police officers during a ceremony at Towson University on Friday. Members of Recruit Class 56 completed a demanding academy training program that began in June 2022. “Graduation is a reflection of the commitment of our recruits, instructors and partners,” MDTA Police Chief Col. Kevin M. Anderson said. “These capable, new […]

Governor Hogan announces expansion of Re-Fund The Police Initiative, reintroduction of major crime legislation [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced the expansion of the Re-Fund The Police Initiative to a three-year, $500 million investment in increased support for law enforcement, and for increased crime control and victim protection services across the state. The governor also announced that he will reintroduce legislation to address violent crime during the upcoming session of the Maryland General […]

Maryland law enforcement agencies partner with American Red Cross in blood drive effort

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Several Maryland law enforcement agencies are joining forces to assist the American Red Cross in encouraging the public to donate blood during the coronavirus pandemic. The push to donate blood is an effort by state law enforcement employees in Maryland who want to honor the memories of those Marylanders who lost their lives to COVID-19 and honor the service […]