Northeast Maglev

Proposed maglev draws opposition from Laurel city officials

Proposed maglev draws opposition from Laurel city officials

Laurel Mayor Craig Moe has voiced his opposition of the proposed high-speed maglev rail line that would connect Baltimore to Washington, D.C. and could potentially run through South Laurel.

The Northeast Maglev project, estimated at $10 to $12 billion, would shorten the trip between Baltimore and Washington to 15 minutes, eventually connecting D.C. and New York with a one-hour trip on trains that are propelled via magnetic levitation. There are currently three proposed locations for the rail line – two along the Baltimore-Washington Parkway and running through Greenbelt, west of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

According to the project’s website, the two proposed...

59°