City Council Candidates on Improving Transportation in Baltimore

city hallNovember 27, 2015 – Segment 2

We’re listening back to a panel Marc moderated last week on transportation. It was a forum for City Council candidates called Leadership for Improving Transportation. Sponsored by Transit Choices, Citizens Planning and Housing Association, the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance and A Thousand Friends of Maryland, it brought together candidates for the 1st – 8th Districts.
Featured in this conversation are:
1st, Southeast Baltimore: It is currently represented by James Kraft, who is not seeking re-election. We were joined by candidates Mark Edelson, Scott Goldman, Matthew McDaniel, and Mark Parker.
2nd, East Baltimore: We were joined by incumbent Brandon Scott and candidate Tony Christian.
3rd, Northeast Baltimore: It is currently represented by Robert Curran. We were joined by candidatesMarques Dent, Ryan Dorsey, and Alicia Joynes.
4th, North Baltimore: We were joined by incumbent Bill Henry.
5th, Northwest Baltimore: We were joined by incumbent Rochelle “Rikki” Spector and candidateDerrick Lennon.
6th, Northwest Baltimore: We were joined by incumbent Sharon Green Middleton.
7th, West Baltimore: It is currently represented by Nick Mosby. We were joined by candidate Shawn Tarrant.
8th, West Baltimore: It is currently represented by Helen Holton, who is not seeking re-election. We were joined by candidates Kristerfer Burnett, Russell Neverdon, and David Maurice Smallwood.
The next candidates forum on transportation will be on Wednesday, December 16th at 8am at the Lord Baltimore Hotel. 

Written by Marc Steiner

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