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Tag Archives: Transportation

Many Baltimore residents oppose tunnel relocation project

Several west Baltimore residents are opposing a plan that would re-route a train tunnel beneath their homes, businesses and neighborhood centers. The Baltimore Sun reports over 60 residents attended Saturday’s public hearing, urging Amtrak and state, federal, and local transportation ...

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Baltimore-DC maglev venture gets $28M federal grant

ANNAPOLIS — The federal government has awarded nearly $28 million in seed money to a private venture that seeks to build a high-speed magnetic-levitation train between Washington and Baltimore. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the grant on Saturday. Maryland officials ...

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Editorial: Hogan’s half loaf

Gov. Larry Hogan’s $135 million proposal is a good plan for overhauling the city of Baltimore’s embarrassment of a bus system. And it’s an excellent start to better integrating bus service into the larger transit infrastructure. But it’s not a ...

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Federal funding shortage will hinder Baltimore transportation projects

The major challenge facing the Baltimore region’s transportation infrastructure is the same confronting other major metro areas — federal funding. As states and cities grapple with crumbling transportation infrastructure and demand for new public transit projects increases, federal transportation funds ...

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Analyst: Md. bus fare increases based on bad math

ANNAPOLIS — State transit officials used bad math in setting new bus fares and, as a result, those new fares should be reduced, according to a review conducted by legislative budget analysts. Steven D. McCulloch, a transportation analyst for the ...

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