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McKay Confident of Expanded MARC Service into Western Maryland

March 15th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Delegate Mike McKay says there is strong regional support to see MARC commuter-rail service expand to Allegany and Washington counties.  A proposal to study the concept of bringing Maryland Area Regional Commuter rail service to Western Maryland is currently in the hands of the Senate Finance Committee in Annapolis with Senator George Edwards among the primary sponsors of the legislation. The bill would require the state’s Department of Transportation to conduct the study- to  determine the need and potential cost for expanding MARC service to farther west. If expansion were to take place- Mckay says it could lead to good paying jobs locating in the region…