Tag: metro

Cummings calls on MTA to explain ‘what specifically prompted’ Baltimore Metro shutdown

Rep. Elijah Cummings. Image via campaign website.

Rep. Elijah Cummings is applying pressure to the Maryland Transit Administration, which operates the Baltimore Metro system that’s been shut down since Feb. 9 and will remain so until at least March 11.

Gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea says MDOT chief should resign over Baltimore Metro shutdown

Photo by Adam E. Moreira, via Wikimedia Commons

Local defense attorney and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea says Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn should step down after the state has effectively admitted it knew, but didn’t act on major safety issues in Baltimore’s metro system.