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Pittman statement on FHA’s Chesapeake Bay Crossing study

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman issued the following statement on the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision for the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study: Tier 1 National Environmental Policy Act. “The Federal Highway Administration’s decision to pursue only the Route 50 corridor for Chesapeake Bay crossing enhancement was no surprise. “While we would […]

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Ex-MITAGS chief Paine receives lifetime achievement award

Glen Paine, retired executive director of The Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS) and Maritime Conference Center (MCC), received the annual lifetime achievement award from The Marine Society of The City of New York. Paine dedicated 23 years at the helm of MITAGS-MCC before retiring in January, leading the organizations to become a world-class maritime institution and expansive […]

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BWI Marshall to host AMAC economic development event

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will host the 2nd Annual Airport Minority Advisory Council’s (AMAC) Economic Opportunity & Policy Forum from March 21–22. The forum will be held in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Marriott Metro Center. The forum welcomes aviation industry leaders, government officials and business representatives to Washington to exchange ideas, share entrepreneurship best […]

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Summer Youth Initiative at BWI

At the March 10 BWI Business Partnership Signature Breakfast, Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT MAA) Executive Director Ricky Smith revealed that BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, along with the Partnership, will again hold the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI). The program calls for 50 students from Baltimore City to be immersed in the work environment […]

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Howard Bikeshare pilot program ending

A bikeshare pilot program that provided fitness-friendly transportation in Columbia and Ellicott City is ending as officials evaluate the next generation of services to provide Howard County residents. Existing bicycles and stations will be removed beginning Feb. 21. The current system relies on outdated 3G technology for communication between components, and upgrades have been determined to be […]