Tag: CityLink

Analyzing the proposed BaltimoreLink transit plan and its effect on area transit

Overall, as transit projects go, BaltimoreLink is a fairly sound plan. But questions remain. Most importantly, it’s entirely unclear where the $135 million to implement this plan is coming from. It was not appropriated by the legislature during the past year’s budget negotiation. Despite this uncertainty, the plan’s bus-centric nature is far sounder than the Red Line’s costly rail-based model. Nick Zaiac of the Maryland Public Policy Institute reviews and analyzes each component of the program. For comparison, he also takes a look at some programs that have worked in other cities and states.

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