BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport

Lack of transportation keeping Baltimore residents from jobs at BWI Marshall, CEO says

Lack of transportation keeping Baltimore residents from jobs at BWI Marshall, CEO says

Lack of transportation presents the biggest obstacle to Baltimore residents who want to work at BWI Marshall Airport, the airport’s CEO told a group of business executives Wednesday.

Growth in the numbers of passengers and airlines has led to an expansion of the airport’s roughly 14,000-person workforce, a number of whom do live in Baltimore. But getting Baltimoreans to the airport in Linthicum has been “a major challenge,” Maryland Aviation Administrator Ricky Smith said.

The Maryland Transit Administration currently offers bus and light rail service to the airport, but Smith did not criticize the existing service other than to say the airport needs to work with business...

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