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As Red Line costs continue to escalate: Baltimore City will have to pay!
Baltimore City will have to pay at least $250 million, and likely much more. It's not free money any more. And the Mayor has recently acknowledged that a property tax increase is on the table.
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and see how the project, formerly paid for by State and Federal, now has a ballooning City share.
But there's a better plan - read below.
NEW! We Can Build a Better Red Line Without Raising Your Taxes!
The RIGHT Rail Plan for Baltimore
Better, Faster, and Built for Less than the $2.65 Billion Red Line
A new East/West transportation plan has been introduced by the Right Rail Coalition—citizens advocating for a multi-modal, comprehensive, integrated and affordable public transit system for Baltimore.
The RIGHT Rail Plan presents Baltimore with an affordable, thoughtfully planned, and modern transit network while addressing head on growing concerns about rapidly increasing costs of the proposed $2.65 billion Red Line project.
Using existing right of ways and building on the existing Metro system, the Right Rail Plan delivers a faster, better connected, seven-times higher capacity East/West artery that will serve as a cornerstone for an integrated transit system—at a cost of at least $1 billion less!
or on any of the below images to view a high-resolution PDF that explains our plan and how we can build a better connected Baltimore for less. Or, dig into more information from the links on the left.
Now is the time to get the light rail right!