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Sarbanes Secures More Than $48 Million in Federal Funding for Transit Projects in Maryland

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Sarbanes Secures More Than $48 Million in Federal Funding for Transit Projects Across Maryland’s Third Congressional District


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today secured $48.7 million in federal transit funding for projects across Maryland’s Third Congressional District after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee successfully advanced the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act (H.R. 3684), the Fiscal Year 2022 surface transportation bill.

“These important investments in Maryland’s roads, highways and public transportation networks will help connect more Marylanders with good-paying jobs and improve our state’s transit infrastructure for future generations,” said Congressman Sarbanes. “I will continue working closely with my colleagues to deliver critical resources to communities across Maryland.”

Project funding secured by Congressman Sarbanes includes:

  • $15 million for the East-West Priority Corridor – A project to strengthen multi-modal transportation connections, improve pedestrian safety and facilitate faster and more reliable public transit in Baltimore City.
  • $13.2 million for the Baltimore Greenway Trails Network – To create 35 miles of trails, open space and green infrastructure that fosters greater connectivity, mobility and economic growth throughout Baltimore City.

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    $4.9 million for Electric Bus Grants – To help Montgomery County significantly expand its electric bus fleet and reduce its carbon footprint by purchasing eleven new electric buses.

  • $4 million for US-29 Bus Rapid Transit Improvements – To improve transit efficiency and reliability for low-income and minority communities in Montgomery County, and to expand access to a fast-growing jobs corridor.

  • $3.2 million for Dobbin Road Pathway – A project in Howard County to construct bicycle paths and pedestrian sidewalks on portions of Dobbin Road and McGaw Road, a busy commercial and employment corridor in the region.

  • $3.2 million for Howard County Flash Extension – To expand the range of the Montgomery County Flash System from Burtonsville to Downtown Columbia, with stops in Maple Lawn and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab.

  • $2 million for the Parole Transport Center – A project to design a multi-modal transit center in Annapolis that will serve Annapolis Transit, the Maryland Transit Administration and commercial carriers.

  • Earlier this year, Congressman Sarbanes accepted Member Designated Project requests for the Fiscal Year 2022 surface transportation bill. See here for more information$3.2 million for US-1 Safety Enhancements – To advance the planning, design and construction of recommended highway safety improvements.

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