A new Greater Washington Partnership report offering a high-level blueprint for improving transit connections from Baltimore to D.C. to Richmond criticizes the fact that the State of Maryland, not Baltimore City and other surrounding jurisdictions, operates our area’s bus, light rail, subway and commuter train systems.
Baltimore’s subway line is set to open at 5 a.m. Friday, three days ahead of schedule, after being closed for nearly a month for track work.
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.
Baltimore’s subway commuters will reportedly need to plan ahead for a second system-wide shutdown this year.
A new MTA line is in the works to get Baltimoreans to and from the growing Tradepoint Atlantic development at Sparrows Point.
State transportation officials are preparing to close down seven light rail stops in the city starting next Tuesday in order to make some major repairs.