Featured, Lifeline, Money & Power

Six Months In, City Installs Far More Traffic Cameras than Mayor Pugh Originally Announced

0 Written by: | Monday, Sep 25, 2017 9:54am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

With more than 50 traffic cameras now up and running around Baltimore, the city has installed at least 15 more than Mayor Catherine Pugh’s office said would be placed along city roads back in March.

Read More →

Culture, Featured

Baltimore Bike Share Shuts Down Temporarily To Improve Security

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 10:45am

Baltimore Sun Reports that the Baltimore Bike Share program is shutting down temporarily, to update the security equipment on its 200 piece fleet of rentable bicycles. The local bike share program opened in 2016, but has weathered a rocky start after a high number of instances of theft, and related damage to locking docks. The bikes are outfitted with GPS, and generally recovered when stolen, but the track-downs and maintenance to the bikes and the locking docks take time, money, and man power away from a small staff. Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Speed Camera Operator Mistakenly Sent Drivers Duplicate Tickets on First Day

1 Written by: | Monday, Aug 14, 2017 2:41pm

The city’s resurrected traffic camera program got off to a troubled start late last month, officials revealed Monday.

Read More →

Lifeline, Money & Power

City’s Speed Cams Now Issuing $40 Tickets, as Warning Period Begins for New Red Light Cams

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 31, 2017 2:55pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Speed cameras are now really officially back, and another batch of traffic-surveilling devices are on the way.

Read More →

Featured, Money & Power

Return of the Fines: I-95 Speed Cams Start Ticketing Next Monday, and Citation Amounts Revealed for Baltimore’s Revived Traffic Camera Program

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 06, 2017 11:34am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Baltimore drivers be warned: Automated camera fines are returning to I-95 next week, and fines from cameras on city streets aren’t far off.

Read More →

Lifeline

Now, If the City Tows Your Car Away, They’ll Help You Find It

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 3:26pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

In just about any case, getting your car towed will ruin your day. However, Baltimore City’s government now wants to meet those unlucky drivers halfway by helping them to locate their vehicles with a new online registry.

Read More →

Lifeline

Maryland Applies to Let Driverless Cars Onto a Stretch of I-95

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 4:10pm

Photo by Famartin, via Wikimedia Commons

Picture this: You’re driving along the interstate with a skyline view of Baltimore to your right when, out of nowhere, a car being operated by no one in particular pops up in the lane to your left.

Read More →

Featured, Inner Harbor, Locust Point, Station North

Baltimore Bike Share Kicks Off in Less Than Two Weeks

0 Written by: | Monday, Oct 17, 2016 12:06pm

bikeshareThe wait is nearly over for the Baltimore Bike Share program. In 11 days, city residents will be able to rent bicycles, some of them with electric pedal assistance, and cruise to other stations around the harbor, westward to Union Square and northbound to Station North.

Read More →

Featured, Lifeline

Maryland’s New Driver’s Licenses Sure Are Colorful

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:16am

CiCfQPqWUAIlScb

Remember when driver’s licenses used to just be a flimsy, laminated piece of plastic?  Read More →

Recent Comments

Greenlaurel
Greenlaurel: Your Top 7 Electric Vehicle (EV) Questions

"So nice to hear from you. Bone picking is good, keeps us on our toes. I think the chart...

Quinn M.
Greenlaurel: Your Top 7 Electric Vehicle (EV) Questions

"I just have a little bone to pick in that I'm pretty sure Volvo said all their cars are...

starr3214
Black and White Marylanders Disagree on What Racial Inequality Looks Like, New Poll Shows

"This survey is a good start. Now, if universities and churches, and neighborhoods will...

Gallagher
The Effect of a Dilapidated Home on a Baltimore Block

"In the late 60's I owned a property at North and Harford across from old Sears &...

Michal Makarovich
Former Orioles Exec Janet Marie Smith Goes Back to School

"Excellent Ed Gunts article on the Yale architecture appointment of Oriole Park genius...