The Howard Street Tunnel is one step closer to an overhaul more than two decades after a frightening derailment and fire. The project has major implications for the Port of Baltimore, already one of the busiest in the country. An expanded tunnel would be able to increase the number of containers the port brings in by at least 25% annually. Trains leave the port at only half the height other ports allow.
Environmental Assessment Finds Overhauling Howard Street Tunnel In Baltimore Would Reduce Emissions, Fuel Use
March 3, 2021