Police/Fire

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 …


Events, Traffic

Public comment period under way for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension, I-695 ramps toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—At Thursday’s meeting of the Maryland Transportation Authority Board, MDTA staff presented an updated proposal and public hearing dates as part of the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension and I-695 ramps.  The toll proposal mirrors the existing ETL tolling plan. The project combines safety and environmental enhancements, congestion relief, new community …


MDTA Board approves public hearing plan for I-95 ETL Northbound Extension toll rate range setting

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Board this week approved a plan to establish public hearings for the toll rate range setting process for the new I-95 Express Toll Lanes (ETL) Northbound Extension, a longtime priority project for Harford County. With the MDTA Board’s approval, a schedule for public hearings will be announced soon, with the hearings expected to begin in …

Road rage shooting on I-95 in White Marsh leaves one injured

WHITE MARSH, MD—MDTA Police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Monday night along northbound I-95 in White Marsh. According to authorities, a dispute between the drivers of a silver Ford F-150 pickup truck and a dark sedan began at approximately at just after 10:15 p.m. on the outer loop of I-695 at Exit 15 (US 40). The dispute continued …

MDTA Police to celebrate 33 years of Toys for Tots collections

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority Police, MDTA staff, and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves have announced their 2022 Toys for Tots campaign. This is the 33rd consecutive year the MDTA Police have supported the annual effort. In Baltimore, MDTA officers will collect new, unwrapped toys Tuesday, December 6 through Thursday, December 8, from 6 to 9 a.m. and from 4 …

MDTA announces new split traffic pattern on northbound I-95 at MD 152 interchange

JOPPA, MD—As part of the Maryland Transportation Authority’s ongoing $1.1 billion program to relieve congestion and improve travel along Interstate 95 between Baltimore County and Harford County, northbound I-95 at the MD 152 interchange (Exit 74) will shift to a new traffic pattern. Expected to begin on Thursday, December 1 (weather-permitting), and continuing through June 2023, traffic will split with …

MDTA issues ‘last call’ to pay video tolls without penalty, grace period ends Wednesday night

UPDATE: The deadline has been extended. The civil penalty waiver grace period for Video Tolls now ends 11:59 p.m. December 14, 2022. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transportation Authority is reminding motorists that just one day remains in the Customer Assistance Plan that offers a civil penalty waiver grace period for Video Tolls. The plan has been in …

Councilman Marks: Baltimore County Council approves Kingsville land swap to acquire Rutkowski Farm

KINGSVILLE, MD—At its meeting on November 21, the Baltimore County Council approved a landmark agreement that allows for the county to acquire the Rutkowski Farm in Kingsville, and facilitate the moving of a maintenance facility away from residential neighbors and closer to Interstate-95. Under the terms of the memorandum of understanding, Baltimore County will acquire the 37-acre former Rutkowski Farm, …