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Angry bus riders at transit town hall meeting express frustration with BaltimoreLink

Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition president Samuel Jordan participated as a panel member at a town hall meeting on June 26 concerning MTA’s rollout of the new BaltimoreLink bus system. The overwhelming majority of community members who spoke at the town hall meeting were opposed to BaltimoreLink, and demanded that MTA restore Baltimore’s old bus routes … Continue reading Angry bus riders at transit town hall meeting express frustration with BaltimoreLink

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Guest speaker Del. Robbyn Lewis at April 27 BTEC meeting

Please join the Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition this Thursday, April 27 as we welcome guest speaker Delegate Robbyn Lewis. Del. Lewis has been a fierce champion for public transportation, and a long-time frontline organizer and advocate for the construction of the Red Line.  She has agreed to work with BTEC and help coordinate our campaign … Continue reading Guest speaker Del. Robbyn Lewis at April 27 BTEC meeting

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Baltimore Sun: Obama administration announces civil rights review of Maryland transportation

On President Barack Obama’s last full day in office, the U.S. Department of Transportation said it would conduct a sweeping review of Maryland’s transportation policies to determine whether they violate federal civil rights rules. The department made the decision after investigating complaints about Gov. Larry Hogan’s cancellation of the Baltimore Red Line light-rail project in … Continue reading Baltimore Sun: Obama administration announces civil rights review of Maryland transportation

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Join us for “Last House Standing” at Arena Players!

Join the Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition (BTEC) this Saturday for “Last House Standing”, a play about West Baltimore’s Highway to Nowhere. Afterwards, please join with members of BTEC for a talkback about how transportation decisions and policies have affected the quality of life in our city. When: Saturday, November 12 @ 8pm Where: Arena Players, … Continue reading Join us for “Last House Standing” at Arena Players!

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Next BTEC meeting: November 10 @ 6pm

Please join us for the next public meeting of the Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition: BTEC Meeting Thursday, November 10 6:00 pm Center for Urban Families, 2201 North Monroe St, Baltimore MD 21217 Come to hear of the progress of the coalition and how you can become involved. If you have questions, please call 443-765-2638.

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Letter to Paul Comfort, Administrator & CEO, MTA

September 29, 2016 Greetings, Mr. Comfort: The Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition has monitored with great interest improvements proposed for the Baltimore Link system. Like many others, we were encouraged by the prospect of “transformative” changes in the existing bus service programs managed and operated by MTA. We are nevertheless concerned that MTA has perhaps overly … Continue reading Letter to Paul Comfort, Administrator & CEO, MTA

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