Our Statewide Work in Maryland

  • Purple Line: We have long been supporters of the Purple Line: a proposed light-rail line which would circle and connect the region’s core communities near the Capital Beltway, linking the spokes of Metrorail. Learn more >>>
  • Say No to Maglev: The proposed Baltimore-Washington Superconducting Magnetic Levitation (SCMAGLEV) project is the wrong technology and design for the Washington-Baltimore corridor and the NE Corridor as a whole. Instead, we should invest in both the Amtrak and commuter rail improvement programs. Learn more >>>
  • I-495/I-270 Expansion: This expansion would harm parks, streams, neighborhoods, taxpayers, and drivers. Instead of investing in transit-oriented communities — especially in Prince George’s County — it condemns residents of the east side of our region to forever having more costly, long commutes. Learn more >>>

Latest Happenings


We're hiring a Maryland Transit Advocate!

We’re hiring a Maryland Transit Advocate!

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Our small but mighty team is looking for a Maryland Transit Advocate to help win major state transit investments, particularly in Prince George’s County. CSG’s advocacy goals for Prince George’s include securing state-level funding for improved, equitable bus transit and to support walkable, transit-oriented development.
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Recommendations for the Maryland Commission on Climate Change Annual Report

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We offer the following recommendations for various sectors believing that they can help Maryland close the emissions gap between the 2030 GGRA set in 2017 (40% by 2030) and the new Climate Solutions Now Act goal (60% by 2031). The Federal Infrastructure and Inflation Reduction Acts provide unprecedented levels of federal funds to accomplish many of these goals. Maryland agencies and local governments should take maximum advantage of these funding opportunities.
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Background & Analysis on Visualize 2045 (April 2022)

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Despite a new climate action plan by TPB’s parent agency the Council of Governments, this Visualize 2045 makes no real changes and fails to reduce emissions any more than the last one.
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Letter to MDGA Leadership re: the proposed suspension of the Maryland gas tax

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On behalf of the Transform Maryland Transportation Coalition (formerly Save MD Transit), we thank you for your support of the Transit Safety & Investment Act during the 2021 General Assembly. The bill will help assure MTA's current maintenance needs will be addressed over the next five years. 
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Letter re: 495/270 Toll Lanes in Montgomery County Economic Development Strategic Plan

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Montgomery County Council100 Maryland Ave. 6th FloorRockville, MD 20850March 17, 2022 Dear Councilmember: We are writing with respect to the Council’s consideration of the draft County economic development plan. We urge you to support the removal of a recommendation on page 30 to “Cooperate with state and federal resources to
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