Station Area Advisory Committees Share Progress at Well-Attended Open Houses
The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) thanks the community members who participated in the Red Line spring open houses. More than 400 neighborhood residents attended to gather information, ask questions and offer their input on the station design concepts presented by the Station Area Advisory Committees (SAACs).
For the past six months the SAACs – consisting of more than 250 community stakeholders – have been meeting to provide input on how 19 stations along the proposed Baltimore Red Line can be designed to best serve their communities. At the four open houses, SAAC members shared their findings with the public.
The MTA will now begin to summarize the themes heard at the open houses and make that information available online and in future project newsletters. We are also planning to update the website with some of the Open House informational displays. In addition, the SAACs will hold another round of meetings in June 2011. We encourage you to stay connected to the Red Line planning process:
- The Community Liaisons will provide information to the public as part of a number of summer community events including Artscape, the African American Heritage Festival and other local events.
- Check the website regularly for updates on the project. The site also includes a map of the route, key facts about the project and video simulations of the major west, downtown and east segments of the transit line.
Again, thank you for joining us this month for our Open Houses.