Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day, an annual event organized by the League of American Bicyclists to promote biking as a real alternative for commuting to work. Bike to Work Day is the primary event of National Bike Month, established in 1956 by the League to draw attention to the many benefits of cycling. On Read the Rest…
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Investing in Our Future: Zero-Emission Vehicles, October 25th, 2013
Yesterday, Governor O’Malley and governors from seven other states announced a groundbreaking collaborative initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025.
These governors have joined forces to revolutionize the automobile market by promoting zero-emission vehicles that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality and public health, enhance energy diversity, save consumers money, and contribute to economic growth.
The Shutdown: “A Significant and Severe Hardship”, October 7th, 2013
After a half-decade of economic recession and recovery, there was “finally light at the end of the tunnel,” said Cidalia Luis-Akbar, who owns and runs M. Luis Construction with her sister Natalia Luis.
Then the federal government shut down. Instead of light, they faced more economic darkness.
“Every day we’re out here taking risk. We’re making financial decisions based on a feeling that we’re finally starting to get out of the financial difficulty we’ve felt for five years,” Luis-Akbar said. “But this is terrifying. It’s scary out here now.”
Governor O’Malley Joins Vice President Biden to Highlight Investments at Port of Baltimore, September 9th, 2013
Rebuilding our infrastructure creates jobs and allows Maryland to compete in a modern economy ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor O’Malley today joined Vice President Joseph Biden at the Port of Baltimore to highlight the $10 million in federal grants given to Maryland through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER), which will Read the Rest…
Governor O’Malley Announces Nearly $1.5 Billion in Transportation Investments for Baltimore Metropolitan Region, September 4th, 2013
Investments will support more than 13,000 jobs, reduce traffic congestion, and revitalize communities BALTIMORE, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced nearly $1.5 billion in transportation investments for the Baltimore Metropolitan Region that will support more than 13,000 jobs, reduce traffic congestion, and revitalize communities. Governor O’Malley was joined by Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown, Read the Rest…
Lindsey Rekstis Speech at Dover Bridge on Behalf of SO4S, August 19th, 2013
Lindsey Reksitis was the President of the Queen Anne’s High School Class of 2012 and a friend of Conner Rice who was a freshman when he was killed in a fatal crash in September 2011. Lindsey was instrumental in organizing “Support Overpass 4 Students” (SO4S) and has spoken to support the new interchange. Her remarks Read the Rest…
Governor O’Malley Names Members to the Local and Regional Transportation Funding Task Force, August 17th, 2013
Leaders to study ways local governments can fund transportation ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley today named local and State representatives to the Local and Regional Transportation Funding Task Force, which will study and make recommendations on the range of options available to county and municipal governments to generate resources to fund transit service and highway Read the Rest…
Eastern Shore Transportation Announcement, August 16th, 2013
Easton, MD It’s wonderful to see all of you. Thank you so much for taking the time to be here. Thank you to all of the neighbors and all of those who have petitioned their government, petitioned their elected leaders, to make better choices so that we can achieve better results. This bridge was fine, Read the Rest…
Governor O’Malley Announces Nearly $160 Million in Transportation Investments for the Eastern Shore, August 16th, 2013
Investments will create nearly 1,900 jobs, improve safety, and relieve congestion EASTON, MD (August 16, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today, joined by Senator Richard F. Colburn, Delegate Norman H. Conway, and other key elected officials, announced nearly $160 million in new investments for five projects on the Eastern Shore that will create nearly 1,900 jobs, Read the Rest…
Governor O’Malley Opens Renovated MARC Halethorpe Station, August 12th, 2013
Project supports 425 jobs and improves key station along record-setting system BALTIMORE, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin and other state and local officials, today announced the opening of the reconstructed MARC Halethorpe Station. This was a two-year, $32.7 million construction project that supported 425 jobs, and was part of the Read the Rest…