GBC 2020 Transportation Summit: Panelists urge route optimization, extended hours for equitable transit

Transportation Panelists
Transportation advocacy has been a hallmark of the GBC throughout its 65 year history. A superior transportation infrastructure that provides reliable and efficient options is a key pillar for economic growth and job creation.
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Greater Baltimore Committee Statement in Opposition to Cuts in Transit Funding and Service in the Baltimore Region

The Greater Baltimore Committee calls on Governor Hogan and the Maryland Department of Transportation to reprioritize and reallocate State transportation dollars more equitably.
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Baltimore Sun: Five years later, many across Baltimore bitterly lament Gov. Hogan’s decision to kill the Red Line light rail

The Red Line aimed to transform the Baltimore region’s meager, single-line light rail and subway, into a more unified, useful network.
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GBC 2020 Transportation Summit: Advancing Equity Through Transportation Policy

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee and leading transportation and mobility experts for an informative discussion on concrete strategies for advancing equity through transportation planning and policy at the local, regional, state and federal levels. Panelists include: David Bragdon — Executive Director, TransitCenter Bragdon has served as Executive Director of TransitCenter since 2013. The...
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GBC’s 2020 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Summary

Every year, prior to the start of the legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly, the GBC releases its Legislative Priorities, which are based on several core policy priority areas. Here is the end of session summary.
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore-area buses break down more than in most other cities, partly because the MTA forgot to buy new ones

MTA bus
State-run buses in Baltimore break down about six times more frequently than buses in St. Louis or Denver.
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Coverage from Feb. 12, 2020, regional cooperation on transportation press conference

The GBC, the Baltimore Mayor's office and Anne Arundel, Howard and Baltimore County Executives highlighted the importance of investing in the Baltimore region's transportation network at a Feb. 12 press conference.
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WBAL-TV: Baltimore-area leaders push for interconnected regional transit system

Transportation in central Maryland is severely underfunded and lacks a system that ties it all together, county executives argued Feb. 12 before state lawmakers in Annapolis.
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Maryland Reporter: Local officials urge lawmakers to balance transportation spending statewide

Maryland’s county leaders and city officials convened in Annapolis on Feb. 12 to urge members of the General Assembly to provide more money to balance transportation spending across the state.
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