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Donald C. Fry

Better transportation key to Baltimore's future

Better transportation key to Baltimore's future

For many years, Baltimore's economy was fueled by a strong transportation system, with a port and rail lines that made Baltimore an economic engine for the nation. Its comprehensive streetcar system allowed people from virtually anywhere in the city to reach good jobs affordably and easily.

Today, unfortunately, our transportation system is failing to meet our regional economic needs. That finding is embedded in a new evaluation that measures how transportation affects people across the region: families, workers, job-seekers and employers.

The 2015 Transportation Report Card from the Central Maryland Transportation...