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Anthony Foxx

Maglev offers big opportunity for Md.

The $27.8 million in seed money now making its way to Maryland to kick-start a high-speed Maglev rail line between Baltimore and Washington is a perfect example of the type of innovative investment the federal government should be making as our economy continues its recovery ("Maryland awarded $27.8 million grant for maglev," Nov. 8). Smart infrastructure investment is one of the best ways to boost our country's competitiveness and create jobs.

That's why I worked hard with the Maryland Congressional delegation to make sure this money came to Maryland. I wrote letters to my...