Baltimore Transit Update: 'Livable Streets' And The Impact Of MTA Budget Cuts | WYPR

Baltimore Transit Update: 'Livable Streets' And The Impact Of MTA Budget Cuts

Oct 8, 2019

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On today's show,  Delegate Robbyn Lewis—who represents District 46 (East Baltimore) in the Maryland General Assembly—discusses the Livable Streets Advisory Group, which she formed to study ways to make some of Baltimore’s busiest thoroughfares safer for pedestrians.  She joins Tom on the line from Annapolis. 

Other topics: Ridership on the Charm City Circulator in Baltimore is down nearly 50%.  The Baltimore Link Bus System has an on-time reliability rating of only 65%.  The MD Transit Administration faces a shortfall of $2 billion dollars over the next 10 years.    

Samuel Jordan, with the Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition and Brian O’Malley with the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance are in Studio A to discuss the outlook for solving the transportation challenges in the Baltimore metropolis.