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May 29, 2013

Md. MTA MARC train sets monthly ridership mark

Ridership on the system was up 4.3% overall compared to the same month last year, with the MARC Penn Line leading the surge.


May 16, 2013

Md. MTA adding 10 New Flyer diesel-electric artics

The new additions expand MTA’s fleet of 60-foot Xcelsior hybrid buses to a total of 52 and will be on the street in time for the Preakness Stakes this weekend.


March 29, 2013

Md. MTA launches train ticketing website

Offers split credit card payments and renewable orders. It also accepts SmartBenefits, vouchers and employer-sponsored credit cards.


March 27, 2013

Md. MTA purchases 40 MV-1s

The first 10 MV-1s are in service and the remaining 30 should be in service within two months.


August 28, 2012

Md. MTA 'pace bus' to lead pre-race parade

The pace bus is one of 215 hybrid diesel-electric buses purchased by the MTA. That number will grow by 53 in the next year following Gov. Martin O’Malley’s approval of the purchase of additional hybrids and a commitment to convert the entire MTA fleet to hybrids.


October 20, 2011

Maryland MTA to purchase hybrid vehicles

Fifty-seven new hybrid buses are scheduled to arrive between October 2011 and March 2012. The agency plans to have an all hybrid fleet by 2018.


June 15, 2010

MTA's Wells striving to change 'culture'

During a public meeting, Wells outlined a series of steps he has taken or plans to take since being appointed last year.


December 10, 2009

Md.'s sub system launches credit card option

Over the next 90 days ticket vending machines at light rail stops will also be upgraded to accept credit cards. Credit card acceptance is part of a comprehensive program to make the payment of transit fares faster and easier for MTA riders.


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