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Maryland transit activists slam BaltimoreLink

A Maryland Transit Administration bus heads east on Pratt Street on a designated bus lane. Transportation activists released a report Thursday arguing plans to overhaul the Baltimore metro area's bus routes are inadequate. (Adam Bednar/The Daily Record)

Maryland’s proposed overhaul of the Baltimore area’s bus system fails to make sufficient changes to an antiquated network and to provide better access to jobs, according to transportation activists. Central Maryland Transportation Alliance released a study Thursday of the Maryland ...

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Strategic political moves lead to productive, progressive legislative session

House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Anne Arundel, is showered by paper confetti and balloons on Monday as the General Assembly adjourns following what leaders called the most productive session in recent memory.

With legislation to subsidize the development of offshore wind energy locked in a Senate committee for the past two years, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. moved decisively in January to guarantee the bill’s advancement.

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Newsmakers – Michele L. Whelley

Michele L. Whelley, president and CEO of the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance, recently spoke to Daily Record reporters and editors about the challenges facing regional transportation systems and the potential means of financing solutions. Whelley suggested better marketing might help explain to Maryland residents the dire need for transportation funding.

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Gridlock Maryland: Transportation advocate seeks a broader approach

With the political leadership of Maryland deadlocked over how — or whether — to raise money for transportation projects, there is a growing feeling that the only way to muscle a revenue bill through the General Assembly is to first get the state’s voters on board.

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Joe Nathanson: How do we get our region out of gridlock?

Atlanta-area voters went to the polls Tuesday to determine whether they were willing to add another penny to their sales tax for 10 years to generate $8.5 billion for the region’s overburdened transportation network. The referendum was the outcome of ...

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Sadowski’s group putting focus on area’s businesses

The game has changed, and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore has changed with it. Praising the expansion of Morgan Stanley and T. Rowe Price, J. Thomas Sadowski, president and CEO of the Economic Alliance, said his group is focusing ...

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Gamble named regional president at PNC

Laura Gamble has been named regional president of the Greater Maryland Region for PNC Financial Services Group. Gamble will succeed Lou Cestello, who was recently promoted to regional executive to oversee PNC’s new Southeast region. Gamble will report to Cestello ...

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