Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Department of Transportation will meet with community members about the project Wednesday evening.
Brick sidewalks and intersections could be coming to York Road and Greenmount Avenue. Residents will have the chance to speak with Department of Transportation officials on Wednesday about the proposed streetscape project along Greenmount Avenue and York Road. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. at the Waverly branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 E. 33rdSt. According to an email from Adrienne Barnes, a department spokeswoman, the proposed improvements include:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The boots are placed on cars with at least three parking tickets that are at least 30 days delinquent.
Two times in the last nine days in North Baltimroe, residents have driven off in cars the city placed parking boots on—taking the boot with them. One boot was placed on a car in the 3300 block of Falls Road on Jan. 21. When a Department of Transportation employee came back to check on the boot two days later, the car and the boot were gone. On Jan. 24 the city placed a boot on a car in the 2600 block of Maryland Avenue, but when the city came back to tow the vehicle, the boot and the vehicle were gone. The boots each cost $500 and are placed on a vehicle if it has at least three parking tickets that are at least 30 days delinquent, according to Adrienne Barnes, a spokeswoman for the Department of Transportation. In an email, she said …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
It will be the 39th year residents and employees have collected winter clothing.
The city will once again be collecting mittens, gloves, hats and scarves to donate to the Salvation Army this holiday season. The 39th annual Mitten Tree campaign will officially start at 11 a.m., on Dec. 6 at the Abel Wolman Municipal Building, 200 Holiday St., when Santa Claus will toss the first mittens onto the tree. The event will also feature performances by the Department of Public Works/Department of Transportation Employee Band and Singers, the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club and students from Cecil Elementary School. Residents and employees may send donations for the tree to The Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Office of the Director 600 Abel Wolman Building 200 Holiday St. Baltimore, MD 21202. Sign up for our …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Concerns about flooding and road conditions prompted the closures.
Due to the approach of Hurricane Sandy, the city has opened shelters, closed several intersections and suspended Charm City Circulator routes. Residents are still urged to try and shelter in place but if they must use a shelter to bring needed supplies and including medications if needed, according to a news release. The shelters are located: The Department of Transportation has also closed the following intersections: The Department of Transportation has also suspended operation of all Charm City Circulator routes. The routes will remain closed throughout the storm period, according to a news release.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The city is in the process of a tri-annual bike count that helps the Department of Transportation determine who, where and when cyclists are using city streets. The idea is in part to help provide infrastructure to make urban cycling safer and encourage it with amenities such as placing bike racks where they are needed the most. But since the last trolley stopped rolling in Baltimore, the automobile has dominated the city. Many motorists aren’t shy about expressing their dislike of sharing the road with cyclists, and are quick to point out they feel residents riding bikes ignore the rules of the road. So, what do you think is needed in the city so that motorists and cyclists can co-exist on Charm City streets? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The count will be used to verify the need for greater infrastructure and that more people are riding.
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation and volunteers are conducting one of the city's tri-annual bike counts during the next three days. The bike counts are used to determine if the number of cyclists is increasing, locate where bike infrastructure is needed and who is riding bikes, according to an email from Adrienne Barnes, a department spokeswoman. The counts started at 7:30 this morning and will end at 6 p.m. Thursday. Volunteers will be stationed at the intersections of Falls Road and Maryland Avenue; Guilford Avenue and Mt. Royal Avenue; Aliceanna and Boston streets; Aliceanna and President streets; Pratt and Market streets; Keswick Road and Wyman Park Drive; Roland Avenue and University Parkway; and Guilford Avenue and …