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Attend MTA Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting

Maryland state legislators are concerned about current conditions at the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA).  Ridership has decreased over the past year, the agency has failed to meet its on time performance goals, and it has failed to meet the 35% farebox […]

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Understanding the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board

In our discussion of the zoning code, the Planning Commission and Board of Muncipal and Zoning Appeals have been mentioned a number of times.  These two separate bodies play an important role in determining how our city grows and develops. […]

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Chicago’s Regional Approach to Affordable Housing

One of the key recommendations of the Opportunity Collaborative’s Regional Plan for Sustainable Development is to increase the supply of affordable housing in high opportunity areas. A story from CityLab details how communities in the Chicago area are working to […]

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HUD Grant Writing Workshop

On August 5th a capacity building workshop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will seek to train attendees in setting up a non-profit and writing grants. For community groups and nonprofits, this is a great opportunity […]

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Land Use and Transportation Committee Discusses Design Standards

The most recent Land Use and Transportation Committee worksession on Baltimore’s new zoning code was held on July 15.  At this meeting, the Committee returned to the text of the code and covered the design standards included in the code. […]

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Understanding the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board

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Chicago’s Regional Approach to Affordable Housing

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HUD Grant Writing Workshop

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Chicago’s Regional Approach to Affordable Housing

One of the key recommendations of the Opportunity Collaborative's

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Proposed Service Changes for Circulator Will Reduce its Effectiveness

Earlier this month, the Mayor announced that Baltimore City

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The Red Line: Past as Present?

There once was a major transit project planned for

Neighborhood Resources

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5th Annual Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival

Tours of painted window screens, drum calls, and a

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Federal Hill Jazz and Blues Festival

The 2015 Federal Hill Jazz and Blues Festival will

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Grants to Beautify Your Community

The Parks and People Foundation is offering grants to