Maryland Department of Transportation

Commuters say Baltimore's 'bus bridge' running better, with a few bumps, on second day

Commuters say Baltimore's 'bus bridge' running better, with a few bumps, on second day

The second day of the $2.2 million “bus bridge” meant to replace the Baltimore area’s metro system while it’s closed for emergency repairs seemed to go more smoothly than the first, though many riders still reported commutes taking a half hour or more longer than normal.

Officials with the Maryland Transit Administration said they made some changes after Monday’s rollout of the service, including beginning express bus service an hour earlier — at 5 a.m. — and adding more signs in and around shuttle stops, according to Kevin Quinn, MTA administrator.

Some riders noticed the difference.

“Day two is much better than day one,” said Carlisa...

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