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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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