June 21, 2018, 6am PDT
The $135 million BaltimoreLink bus system redesign launched in June 2017.
June 19, 2018, 11am PDT
A $210 million project to add a single, 7-mile express toll lane on Interstate 95 north of Baltimore was just expanded to two lanes for 10 miles. Financing will rely on toll revenue. Unlike HOT lanes, every motorist will pay to use the lanes.
May 1, 2018, 8am PDT
The city of Baltimore is ready to make a concerted effort in planning for multiple modes of transportation and all users of the public realm.
March 7, 2018, 10am PST
For six years, New Orleans police have been using a secret program that uses social media to locate violent criminals.
March 2, 2018, 11am PST
Good IT is critical to good customer service, as anyone who has ever worked a counter in knows.
February 13, 2018, 8am PST
Emergency repairs will shut down Metro SubwayLink for a month, adding the system to an ignominious list of transit closures that includes SafeTrak in Washington, D.C. and the L Train in New York City.
January 21, 2018, 5am PST
The failure of suburb-to-suburb bus service run by the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) offers lessons in regional transit planning.
Greater Greater Washington
January 11, 2018, 1pm PST
Baltimore schools are the oldest in Maryland, and they need massive improvements to their heating and cooling systems. Management hasn't been up to the task of undertaking the repairs.
January 9, 2018, 6am PST
The Roland Park Civic League is trying to get rid of bike lanes on Roland Avenue, arguing that they're dangerous.
December 31, 2017, 11am PST
Planning for snow, and for cold days, is a professional practice unto itself.
December 26, 2017, 7am PST
Despite significant and expected cross-county commuting within the Washington D.C. metro, relatively few people commute from Baltimore, despite good transportation connections and relatively less expensive housing.
Greater Greater Washington
November 29, 2017, 8am PST
As part of an interdepartmental effort, the city's planning department is embedding an explicit equity lens into how it considers the distribution of civic resources.
November 17, 2017, 9am PST
Service has notably improved, but that hasn't been enough to boost ridership so far.
October 30, 2017, 8am PDT
The creator of "The Wire" talks to CityLab about "The Deuce," New York City in the 1970s, and how strategies for one town won't always work for another.
September 27, 2017, 6am PDT
Hoping a concrete diagnosis of the problem will help Maryland solve its food desert problem, John Hopkins Center for a Livable Future has built a map of the areas most in need of fresh groceries.
August 27, 2017, 5am PDT
Community land trusts are a favorite tool of advocates who want to take a communitarian approach to property and public space in cities facing the challenges of population decline, blight, and gentrification.
August 19, 2017, 9am PDT
Baltimore tore down its Confederate monuments, now they have an opportunity to showcase the city's artists.
August 18, 2017, 7am PDT
Public spaces are full of monuments to a rebellion fought to maintain slavery.
July 18, 2017, 7am PDT
In the waning days of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation saw reason to investigate the civil rights implications of a decision to cancel funding for the Baltimore Red Line light rail project.
June 27, 2017, 9am PDT
The reviews were mixed on the first days of service for the highly anticipated BaltimoreLink bus system redesign.