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Transportation Roundtable: BaltimoreLink

Baltimore CityLink Bus (Credit: Community Architect Daily)February 1, 2017 – Segment 1

We hosted a Transportation Roundtable, discussing topics such as Governor Hogan’s BaltimoreLink bus plan.

With: Jimmy Rouse, President of the Baltimore Transit Campaign and a founding member of Transit Choices; Samuel Jordan, President of the  Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition; and Denise Griffin Johnson, member of the Baltimore Transportation Equity Coalition.


Lead Up To The Annapolis Summit: Future Of Maryland’s Transportation Policy

Maryland transportation policyJanuary 8, 2015 – Segment 4

For our weekly Lead Up to the Annapolis Summit, when we discuss issues facing the 2015 Maryland General Assembly. The topic is Transportation, and our guests are: Dr. John Bullock, professor of Political Science at Towson University; and Charles Lollar, businessman, Marine CorpsReserve officer, and former candidate for the Maryland Republican gubernatorial  nomination.

Join me on January 30th at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis for the 12th Annual Annapolis Summit, in partnership with The Daily Record. I will interview Maryland’s top political leaders about issues in the Maryland 2015 Legislative Session, including Governor-elect Larry Hogan, Senate President Mike Miller, House Speaker Michael Busch, and Attorney General Brian Frosh. For information, tickets, and sponsorship opportunities, go towww.thedailyrecord.com/Annapolis-Summit or call or email Clare Sheehan at443-524-8101 or clare.sheehan@thedailyrecord.com.


Getting There: Biking In Baltimore

BaltimoreBoompyJune 19, 2014 – Segment 3

As part of Getting There, our series on transportation in Baltimore, we look at cycling in the city. Our guests are: 

  • Chris Merriam, Executive Director of Bikemore, and 2012 OSI-Baltimore Community Fellow; 
  • Greg Cantori, President & CEO of Maryland Nonprofits and past president of One Less Car/Bike Maryland
  • Dr. Kate Drabinski, Lecturer of Gender and Women’s Studies and Director of the Women Involved in Learning and Leadership (WILL) program at UMBC, and blogger at What I Saw Riding My Bike Around Today;
  • and Myloh Jackson, co-Founder of Bearings Bike Project and co-organizer of Baltimore’s inaugural Red Bike and Green ride on Thursday.

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Super Shuttle Drivers Protest Veolia

shuttle-drivers-protest-2February 3, 2014 – Segment 3

Last week BWI Thurgood Marshall Super Shuttle drivers – who shuttle people back and forth from the airport – staged a protest demanding better working conditions. The company that Super Shuttle is part, Veolia, has been the target of protests worldwide, from Palestine to Boston. We discuss the reasons why with a panel of guests, including: Cory McCray, an organizer with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and a candidate for Baltimore’s 45th District seat in the House of Delegates; Amy Millar, UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO Growth and Strategic Planning Coordinator; Claire Evans, Super Shuttle driver who is the leader of the Dulles/ National group; Patrick Benhene,  Super Shuttle driver who is the leader of the BWI group;  Tony KoKou Yovo,  Super Shuttle driver who was fired for participating in a rally; and Annie Kaufman, local activist with Jewish Voice for Peace.

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Transportation In Baltimore And Maryland

MTANovember 4, 2013 – Segment 2

We discuss the current state and future of transportation in Baltimore. Our guests are: William Johnson, Director of the Baltimore City Department of Transportation; Frank Murphy, Deputy Director of Operations for the Baltimore Department of Transportation; Henry M. Kaye, Executive Director of Transit Development and Delivery for the Maryland Transportation Administration (MTA); and Robert L. Smith, Maryland Transit Administrator for the Maryland Department of Transportation.

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Transporting Baltimore into the 21st Century: How Do We Get There?

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October 2, 2013 – Segment 2

We continue our conversation on the future of transportation in Baltimore with: 

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Baltimore City Red Line Moving Forward: Future Of Transportation In Baltimore

I-70, Baltimore Red LineSeptember 10, 2013 – Hour 1

Now that we know the Baltimore City Red Line transit project is moving forward, we bring you a conversation we recorded last month about the current state of transportation in the City of Baltimore and proposed alternatives, including the Red Line and a streetcar system.
Our guests include:
  • Ben Rosenberg, member of the Right Rail Coalition;
  • Jimmy Rouse, member of Transit Choices;
  • Dr. John Bullock, professor of Political Science at Towson University;
  • Gerald Neily, writer at Baltimore InnerSpace – named “Best Urban Planning Blog” of 2008 by Baltimore City Paper – and former transportation planner for the Baltimore City Department of Planning;
  • and Mel Freeman, Executive Director of the Citizens’ Planning and Housing Association, Inc.

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This is a rebroadcast from August 21, 2013.


The Future Of Transportation In Baltimore

Red Line StationAugust 21, 2013 – Hour 2

We discuss the current state of transportation in the City of Baltimore and proposed alternatives, including the Red Line and a streetcar system. Our guests include:

  • Ben Rosenberg, member of the Right Rail Coalition;
  • Jimmy Rouse, member of Transit Choices;
  • Dr. John Bullock, professor of Political Science at Towson University;
  • Gerald Neily, writer at Baltimore InnerSpace – named “Best Urban Planning Blog” of 2008 by Baltimore City Paper – and former transportation planner for the Baltimore City Department of Planning;
  • and Mel Freeman, Executive Director of the Citizens’ Planning and Housing Association, Inc.

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