Howard Street Tunnel project to move ahead despite transportation budget cuts

Reconstruction of the Howard Street Tunnel will continue to move forward even as the Maryland Department of Transportation plans to defer projects and cut bus service in Baltimore to deal with billions of dollars in lost revenue. Gov. Larry Hogan's administration unveiled its draft consolidated transportation program Tuesday covering fiscal years 2021-2026. The spending plan totals $13.4 billion, a reduction of $2.9 billion, or 18%, from the prior six-year budget. The proposal also recommends $98 million in budget cuts for the current fiscal year that began July 1. (Balt Bus Journal)

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