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Baltimore grapples with including poor residents in smart city ambitions

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There’s a particular image Sheri Parks recalls from researching what residents in Baltimore’s low-income neighborhoods want from smart cities technology: children, crowded around school buildings after dismissal, with cellphones out, doing homework because of limited access to fast, reliable Wi-Fi at home or in their neighborhood.

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Panel: Transportation woes hamper Baltimore’s economic development

More bus-only lanes, such as this one already operating on Pratt Street, will help improve Baltimore’s bus service, officials hope. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

Baltimore is still licking its wounds from losing the Red Line light rail project, and transportation woes remain a hurdle to economic development in Maryland’s largest city. Nonprofit executives, developers and academics repeatedly discussed the lack of investment in Baltimore’s transportation ...

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