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MARC Train

BaltimoreLink: A better connection?

The discussion about the future of public transit in Central Maryland has changed focus entirely during the past year with the state's regrettable cancellation of the long-planned Red Line and the subsequent announcement of BaltimoreLink, a long overdue call for a comprehensive update to our network of bus routes.

This new bus proposal poses a rare opportunity. All who care about this region should seize it and demand better results from our regional bus system. More broadly, though, BaltimoreLink could set the stage for transforming the public transportation system itself by leveraging the assets in our fleet of over 700 Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) buses while improving...