Maryland Officials to Explore Expanding D.C. Metro Rail Service to BWI Airport

Sanchez, Humberto
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/11/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32358, p32
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The article reports on the proposed expansion of the Washington D.C.-area subway system to the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshal Airport by Maryland legislators. Several financing options are being studied for the rail project which is to cost up to four billion dollars. The state's Department of Transportation will launch a feasibility study in July 2006.


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