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27,000 Baltimore students return to school on redesigned MTA bus routes

27,000 Baltimore students return to school on redesigned MTA bus routes

Despite the recently redesigned Maryland Transit Administration bus routes, Sade Johnson of Park Heights wasn’t worried about getting on the wrong bus for the first day of school Tuesday morning.

The 10th-grader at Carver Vocational-Technical High School greeted friends as the Mondawmin Metro Station filled up with a crowd of jostling students reuniting with classmates in their school polo shirts.

“Everybody meets up,” the 16-year-old said. “There’s at least somebody who knows.”

On the first day of classes in Baltimore Tuesday, about 27,000 students who take MTA buses to school encountered Gov. Larry Hogan’s $135 million BaltimoreLink bus system overhaul, designed to...

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