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Westport community pushes back over South Baltimore 7 maglev endorsement

September 22, 2022

A bitter feud has broken out this week between some community leaders in South Baltimore over a recent vote by a neighborhood group to endorse the maglev project. The verbal sparring over Baltimore’s portion of the $10 billion East Coast transportation project has escalated since the Sept. 9 vote by the board of the South Baltimore 7 Coalition, or SB7. That vote was not unanimous, but endorsed the high-speed rail line and a quest by the group to open negotiations with developer Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail, BWRR, for a community benefits agreement in return for their support.

Article Source: Baltimore Business Journal

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