The 105-year old Hudson River Rail Tunnels may desperately need replacement, but the Federal Railroad Administration also has an eye on the future, awarding $27.8 million to prepare a maglev application between Washington and Baltimore.
Nov 9, 2015 The Washington Post
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan infamously killed plans for the $2.9 billion Red Line light rail project earlier this year, but now he's back with an alternative that would spend $135 million to overhaul Baltimore's bus system.
Oct 23, 2015 Baltimore Business Journal
A response to the conventional thinking about demolitions as the antidote to blighted, vacant properties and the negative effects that follow.
Oct 1, 2015 The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Planning Commission will soon consider the South Baltimore Gateway Master Plan, which lays out a 20-year agenda to support a wave of entertainment development coming to the neighborhood.
Sep 24, 2015 The Baltimore Sun
The city of Baltimore is taking a new approach to an old idea: that schools should be the center of neighborhoods.
Aug 19, 2015 The Baltimore Sun
A zoning code makeover is awaiting City Council approval in Baltimore. The proposed changes would help the city evolve from its industrial legacy.
Jul 15, 2015 Greater Greater Washington
According to this editorial, Governor Larry Hogan's decision to halt a planned $2.9 billion light rail line betrays a politically-motivated preference for roads.
Jun 30, 2015 Baltimore Sun
The recent riots in Baltimore have revived the old stereotype of poor, crime-infested inner cities. Orlando Patterson argues in the New York Times that the truth about inner cities is much more nuanced and hopeful.
Jun 6, 2015 New York Times
Every city with neighborhoods in decline and a lack of demand for new investment is faced with the challenge of how to address blight. Each city's challenges are unique, but many are finding new and effective strategies to end the spread of blight.
May 28, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
The Citi Foundation and Living Cities announced $3 million in grant funding to help cities adopt innovative practices in community engagement. Albuquerque, Atlanta, Baltimore, New Orleans, and Seattle will have 18 months to empower citizens.
May 22, 2015 Next City