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Canal Place Authority Hears Proposal To Locate Local Bus Transit Hub At WMSR Station

May 29th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority Tuesday heard a proposal to locate a transit hub for local buses near the Western Maryland Railroad Station.

Tanya Gomer is a grants writer with the Allegany County Office of Community Services.  She says those working on the proposal are sensitive to those who would object to bus shelters which could be taken over by the homeless…

2 Responses to “Canal Place Authority Hears Proposal To Locate Local Bus Transit Hub At WMSR Station”

  1. May 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm, mac said:

    I’m sorry but that sounds odd taking up non-existant space in an already crowded area for local buses. Why not build the hub in the proposed Rolling Mills area. There is plenty of unused land there. If necessary a shuttle can run from there to Canal Place. Why add congestion and traffic unless the real goal is an infusion of funds to Canal Place?


  2. May 30, 2019 at 3:36 am, LRH said:

    Oh great, lets build something to bring even more of the indigent populas to heart of our tourist center and show case more of Cumberland’s finest. When are we going to accept the FACT this type of thinking has/had an impact on why downtown struggles to attract people with spending money. Until this issue is addressed, opening Baltimore St. and any other ED measure DT is just a waste of time and money.


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