Bus route changes

Coverage of the Maryland Transit Administration plan to restructure area bus routes.

October 25, 2005

Commuters ride out bus system's changes

James Casamassina had to walk more than twice as far to catch a bus to the hospital. Joe Garraway was hours late to work.

August 6, 2005

Revised bus route plan still draws some critics

The Ehrlich administration might have appeased some critics by tabling much of its plan for new bus routes, but others are saying the scaled-back measure has serious flaws.

July 29, 2005

State unveils bus route changes less sweeping than prior proposal

Backing off a more sweeping series of proposed cutbacks, state Transportation Secretary Robert L. Flanagan unveiled yesterday a pared-down list of 30 Maryland Transit Administration bus route changes that will go into effect in October.

July 22, 2005

Metro area bus route overhaul is delayed

Stung by a public outcry, the Ehrlich administration is backing off many of the most controversial changes it had proposed in May as part of a sweeping restructuring of Baltimore-area bus routes and will adopt a more gradual approach to overhauling the system.

June 23, 2005


State gives more time for bus-route comments

Baltimore-area commuter bus riders will have an additional 30 days to comment on proposed route changes, Transportation Secretary Robert L. Flanagan said yesterday.

June 22, 2005

Ehrlich extends study of bus route changes

After an overwhelmingly negative reaction from transit riders, Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. ordered yesterday a monthlong extension of the public comment period for a proposed restructuring of Baltimore-area bus routes.

June 19, 2005

Worries of life without a bus

Howard County officials and transit advocates are strongly opposing a state proposal to reduce and eliminate bus routes, but Vera Harris, 57, doesn't have time to do more than worry.

June 14, 2005

Hundreds gather to decry bus route changes

Baltimore-area residents turned out by the hundreds yesterday to vent their anger at state officials who are proposing a radical restructuring of Maryland Transit Administration bus routes.

June 14, 2005

Taxpayer subsidies for MTA routes

The Maryland Transit Administration's No. 64 bus starts at North Avenue, rolls through downtown and South Baltimore and down to Curtis Bay.

June 9, 2005

Sweeping revision of bus routes proposed

The Maryland Transit Administration's M12 bus route meanders through Baltimore County's Green Spring Valley - stopping here and there to let off a maid or a nanny outside the sprawling home of her prosperous employer.

June 9, 2005

Word of bus changes isn't reaching Latino riders

Edith Diaz is about to lose her ride to work, and she doesn't even know it.

June 9, 2005

Highlights of proposed bus route changes

Some areas would get expanded bus service, while others would see their routes eliminated under the Maryland Transit Administration's proposed overhaul of the Baltimore-area bus system. Here are some of the proposed changes:

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