News Links: CSX Baltimore Project Defeated by Residents

Residents in Morrell Park, Maryland had a major victory when the state pulled funding for a CSX rail project in their neighborhood yesterday.  Throughout the planning of the project at the Mount Clare rail yard, residents repeatedly complained CSX didn’t respond to their concerns–a frustration Navy Yard residents understand firsthand. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the following: 

“The residents of Morrell Park have made it clear: The proposed CSX Intermodal Facility will be disruptive to their community. I hear them and I am certainly not interested in forcing a project on the community that has not fully considered or responded to their concerns and needs.

To read more, click on the articles below:

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WITHDRAWS FUNDING FOR PROPOSED CSX INTERMODAL FACILITY IN MORRELL PARK
“State pulls $30 million from rail facility project in major victory for community activists”