Attend Baltimore Red Line Support Summit events

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Rally to secure the future of the Red Line for the Baltimore region.

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Noon-2 p.m.; War Memorial Plaza, 100 Holliday Street
  • Friday, May 15, 2015, 5-7 p.m.; Patterson Park, E. Baltimore Street & Milton Avenue
  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 5-7 p.m.; West Baltimore MARC Station, 401 Smallwood Street

RSVP here or email redline@baltimorecity.gov for more details.

The Red Line is a top priority for improving transportation and economic growth in the Baltimore region. The project will leverage nearly $2 billion in federal, local and private sector investments and the long term economic, environmental and social benefits of the project will far exceed this initial investment.

Call to Action for a Once in a Generation Opportunity

  • Voice your support for the Red Line.
  • To-date, more than $250 million has been invested to prepare project for construction.
  • Congress has already committed $100 million of the anticipated $900 million for the Red Line.
  • Any deviation from the project as planned could mean years of delay, increased costs and potential loss of all federal funding.
  • For more than a decade the Red Line has been one of Baltimore’s highest economic growth priorities and a critical component of the region’s transportation infrastructure network.
  • There is no comparable solution to address Baltimore’s congestion issues, which will only grow as the region’s population increases.

Jobs and Economic Development

  • Construction of the Red Line is expected to generate nearly 10,000 direct jobs.
  • The Red Line will provide a critical east-west rail transit connection and will serve more than 55,000 daily riders.
  • More than 184,000 jobs are within a half mile of station areas, including major employment sites in Woodlawn, Downtown and East Baltimore.
  • 3.5 million sq. ft. of retail and 7,000 housing units are planned for development along the Red Line corridor.
  • The majority of the City’s job growth is anticipated to occur within the Red Line corridor over the next 20 years.

Source: Baltimore City Department of Transportation

May 2015 Red Line Support Summit, pg 1

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