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The next Maryland governor should invest where the jobs are: Baltimore

The next Maryland governor should invest where the jobs are: Baltimore

It is no secret that Baltimore is in dire need of a transportation upgrade. If one were to judge the region by its transportation system, he or she would likely conclude that Baltimore is a mid-sized, regional city with a second-tier bus network, not the anchor of the nation’s 20th largest metro area. Indeed, the city’s underfunded and delay ridden bus network, poorly maintained heavy rail line and single north-to-south light rail line are not reflective of a major metropolitan area.

This is further exacerbated by the common misconception that our region is stagnating while the Washington suburbs are booming.

Many would be surprised to learn that, over the last five years, the...

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