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MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future
MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future

The Maryland Transit Administration's signature effort to improve its troubled Baltimore-area bus system — already delayed for nearly a year — faces an uncertain future because of new skepticism from the administration of Gov. Larry Hogan. The plan was delayed for months because of the 2014 elections, according to internal MTA documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun through a Public Information Act request. Those documents also show a discussion within the agency about stretching the goal of a five-year timeline for improvements to as much as 18 years. Newly appointed Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn, who oversees the agency, said he had not yet reviewed the...

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