The Baltimore Sun: MTA cancels proposal to slash bus service in Baltimore after heavy criticism; will cut MARC, commuter bus service instead

Bus on the move
“This action reflects an egregious pattern of disinvestment in underserved communities in the Baltimore region where Black and Brown residents are reliant on already insufficient transit service,” said Don Fry, president and CEO of the pro-business group.
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Baltimore Sun: Former Baltimore mayors oppose government restructuring proposals introduced by the likely next mayor

Former mayors Kurt Schmoke, Martin O’Malley, Sheila Dixon and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined the Greater Baltimore Committee for a virtual panel to discuss what they learned during their tenures.
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BBJ: Former Baltimore mayors bemoan city having ‘more will than wallet’

The event focused on reflections of former mayors Dixon, Schmoke, Martin O'Malley and Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the city prepares to change leadership. 
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The Daily Record: Bank of America giving 46K face masks to underserved communities in Baltimore

Bank of America is partnering to provide personal protective equipment (PPE), specifically 46,000 masks.
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Baltimore Brew: Bills would put laid-off Baltimore hospitality workers first in line to get jobs back

Bill 20-0544 would require employers to bring back workers they laid off because of the pandemic as their businesses recover.
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GBC President & CEO Don Fry and 11 other GBC members named The Daily Record Most Admired CEOs

Daily Record's Most Admired CEOs
The GBC congratulates Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, on the honor of a Most Admired CEO and for being an inductee to the Circle of Leadership.
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GBC members recognized as winners of the BBJ’s 2020 Best in Real Estate Awards

The Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ) recognized 25 organizations as the winners of the BBJ's 2020 Better Baltimore Awards. Of the 25 winners, 21 were GBC member companies.
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BBJ: Lexington Market developers ask business leaders for financial boost

Lexington Market rendering
The redo of historic Lexington Market needs buy-in from Baltimore's business community ahead of its 2022 reopening, the development team said during a Greater Baltimore Committee event.
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The Daily Record: As construction continues, Seawall tweaks Lexington Market plan

Lexington Market past and future
Seawall Development told Baltimore business leaders during a Greater Baltimore Committee Newsmaker event that Lexington Market's new building’s foundation is complete.
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