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New Carrollton to be developed as walkable community

Maryland and Metro are looking for dramatic changes around the New Carrollton Metro. They want a developer to build homes, offices and shops there.

Tags: Metro , New Carrollton , walkable community , Martin O'Malley , WMATA , development , Sprawl & Crawl , Sprawl and Crawl , housing , Purple Line , Orange Line , MARC , Colleen Kelleher , Neal Augenstein

Wednesday - 09/22/2010, 07:56am EDT

Amtrak power and communication lines falter

While social networking would allow Amtrak to communicate directly with passengers searching their smartphones for answers, a spokesperson said Amtrak's priority is communicating with mass media.

Tags: Twitter , Karina Romero , smartphones , power outage , Northeast Corridor

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 01:18pm EDT

Metro riders rescued after live wire falls on track

The 41 passengers got stuck when a storm brought a power line down on the tracks.

Tags: Metro , Pepco , Andre Francis , MARC ,

Thursday - 07/29/2010, 06:19pm EDT

Amtrak, MARC trains running again at Union Station

Some trains out of Union Station were delayed Thursday afternoon because of police activity in the area.

Tags: Union Station , MARC

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 06:34pm EDT

Two men indicted in $20k copper wire theft

Two men have been indicted by a Prince George's County grand jury in the theft of nearly $20,000 worth of copper wire from Amtrak and National Railroad.

Tags: Glenn Ivey , copper wire , theft , Neal Augenstein

Tuesday - 07/13/2010, 06:43pm EDT

MARC admits mistakes after riders stranded

Train 538 from Washington to Baltimore and Perryville, Md., shut down Monday evening near New Carrollton.

Tags: Maryland Transit Administration , MARC , Ralign Wells , Terry Owens

Tuesday - 06/22/2010, 05:00pm EDT

Hundreds stranded as MARC train breaks down

MARC train 538 stopped working outside of the New Carrolton station around 6:30 p.m. Monday. The train departed from Union Station, planned to stop in Baltimore, and then continue to Perryville.

Tags: MARC , New Carrolton , Perryville , Union Station , Baltimore , Terry Owens , MTA , Andrew O'Day

Monday - 06/21/2010, 11:15pm EDT

Va. gets $75 milllion for high-speed rail

The federal government is giving Virginia $75 million to construct new and rehabilitate already existing high-speed rail in the corridor between D.C. and Richmond.

Tags: high speed rail , Virginia , Quantico , Woodbridge , Thelma Drake , Northeast Corridor , Southeast Corridor , D.C. To Richmond Corridor , job creation , Maryland , Baltimore , MARC

Thursday - 01/28/2010, 10:39pm EST
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