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Baltimore's Red Line could make a comeback

Baltimore's Red Line could make a comeback

What are the chances that Baltimore will reclaim the Red Line initiated by Maryland's previous governor, Martin O'Malley, and then killed by the new Republican governor, Larry Hogan, after he assumed office in 2015? Listening to the seven candidates running for the Democratic nomination to oppose Hogan in his re-election bid this November, the Red Line sounds like it is coming back if a Democrat wins.

The city needs something. Baltimore is the only big city on the East Coast corridor from Washington to Boston without a major rail or subway system. There are a lot of plans to try to improve various bus lines, but these plans ignore the big elephant in the room, the Red Line, and...

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