Tag Archives: Red Line

BREAKING: NAACP, ACLU File Suit Over Red Line Cancellation

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that a coalition led by the NAACP and the ACLU has filed suit over Governor Larry Hogan’s cancellation of the Baltimore Red Line, claiming racial discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. A coalition of civil rights groups and city residents filed a federal complaint against the Hogan administration Monday, claiming its cancellation of Baltimore’s Red… Read more »

Wait, We Said What?

This would be funny if it wasn’t so significant and sad. From the very beginning of his tenure as governor, Larry Hogan made clear that he was going to review the Purple Line first, then the Baltimore Red Line. As late as May 20, according to this timeline, Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn told a Transportation Alliance Board meeting that he hadn’t… Read more »

Red Line Rejection and Hogan’s Political Calculus 

While many Montgomery County politicos and advocates are jubilant about the decision to proceed with the Purple Line, folks in Baltimore are fuming about Larry Hogan’s decision to kill the Red Line project there. Dashing Baltimore’s hopes for a long-anticipated east-west light rail line to improve its transit network, Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he will not build the $2.9… Read more »