Maryland General Assembly Votes to Override Governor Larry Hogan’s Veto of the Transit Safety and Investment Act

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On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of legislation to provide a minimum capital funding level for the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) each year for five years and protect MTA’s operating funds from reductions during the same time period. The provisions...
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GBC President & CEO Speaks at Press Conference on Transit and Safety Investment Act

GBC President & CEO speaks at press conference.
On December 1, GBC President & CEO Donald Fry spoke during a press conference on the Transit Safety and Investment Act. Fry discussed the importance of reliable, efficient, and interconnected options to move people, goods, and services. He said investments in transportation are investments in a future stable and growing...
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GBC 2021 Transportation & Infrastructure Summit Explores Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Plan

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The Bipartisan Infrastructure process has been "a struggle," Senator Cardin added. "The politics of this is brutal. But we're cautiously optimistic that we can put the package together this week."
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Maryland General Assembly addresses state broadband and transportation needs

Maryland Broadband & Transportation needs
The GBC supported many of the bills as they increase the ability of Maryland residents to fully participate in education, employment and training opportunities, which will improve the overall economy of the Greater Baltimore region and address racial and social disparities.   
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GBC 2021 Transportation & Infrastructure Summit

Please join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a panel discussion on current transportation and infrastructure policies and programs. Panelists: Senator Ben Cardin, Chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure — Cardin will discuss the bipartisan infrastructure package focused on highways, bridges, transit, ports, airports...
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The Daily Record: Cardin, Van Hollen: New PPP funding unlikely to be the last

Maryland’s two U.S. senators said April 22,  that a second round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program will help businesses unable to secure loans before the previous funding dried up and that more stimulus measures are expected as the nation battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
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GBC’s Transportation Summit 2019 Presentations

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rodney E. Slater kicked off the GBC’s 2019 Transportation Summit on Sept. 9, 2019, with a keynote address, touching on such topics as Amtrak’s Acela Express service, the proposed Northeast Maglev, autonomous vehicles and the Red Line mass transit light rail line. “What will be...
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‘There’s opportunities here for regional collaboration,’ says MTA’s Kevin Quinn at GBC’s Transportation Summit

The Daily Record: Baltimore-area transit expected to reach just 50% of new jobs By Adam Bednar Sept. 9, 2019 The Baltimore region is expected to add a substantial number of jobs over the next 25 years, but many of them are likely to be based in places that transit can’t...
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MTA’s Kevin Quinn addresses transit system challenges at GBC’s Transportation Summit

Baltimore Business Journal: Why MTA’s chief says Baltimore employers should stop subsidizing parking By Holden Wilen Sept. 9, 2019 Developers need to take transit into account when building new projects and employers should stop subsidizing parking, the head of the Maryland Transit Administration told business leaders at an event Sept....
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