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Maglev open houses planned in Baltimore, Arundel, Washington next week

Maglev open houses planned in Baltimore, Arundel, Washington next week

Five open house meetings will be held in the next two weeks about a potential high-speed rail service that would shorten the 40-mile commute between Baltimore and Washington to 15 minutes, officials said.

The forums are a chance for the public to learn more and share feedback on the magnetic levitation, or "Maglev," project that Gov. Larry Hogan has championed for the region since riding one in Japan. It would stop between the two cities at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

The concept, which involves trains traveling at speeds of more than 300 mph on pockets of air, was popular in the 1990s but faded due to cost and neighborhood...

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