Maryland Transit Administration

Baltimore needs transit - and not just for jobs

Baltimore needs transit - and not just for jobs

In a recent commentary (“The next Maryland governor should invest where the jobs are: Baltimore,” Sept. 25), the importance of transportation was boiled down to the movement of labor to points of production, what Baltimore’s own Professor Lester Spence observes as a larger trend, “the neoliberal turn.” I reject the premise that transportation should be a scarce resource to be doled out based on employment trends on a regional level, and that the Baltimore-area should compete with Maryland’s D.C. suburbs. There are three reasons why the movement of people —...

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