According to the project’s draft environmental impact statement, operating the proposed Baltimore-Washington maglev would increase annual carbon dioxide emissions by more than 200 million kilograms, contradicting the claims of maglev promoters A cartoon depicting how operating the proposed maglev would … Read More
Most maglev customers would start and end their trips near a maglev station, limiting the project’s utility to the region. The maglev’s draft environmental impact statement leaves it to the reader to piece this story together. How much time would … Read More
The recently released draft environmental impact statement forecasts that a proposed maglev—a magnetic-levitation rail line—would have an insignificant impact on road congestion in the Baltimore-Washington region. The maglev’s ability to reduce car traffic in the region would be far smaller … Read More
By Guest post by Owen Kelley (This article was originally posted to the Prince George’s County Issues Forum on the Sierra Club website.) The Sierra Club is devoted to fighting climate change, and it does not take kindly to companies greenwashing … Read More
Guest post by Owen Kelley It is clear from emails flying around, Facebook posts, and items in the News Review that many Greenbelters are concerned about the impact on Greenbelt of the magnetically levitated (maglev) train that has been proposed … Read More
Another terrific video by Andy Zmidzinski on an extremely important topic. On the Greenbelt Access Television YouTube channel. Saturday January 20, 2018 citizens and local political leaders gathered to consolidate efforts to stop a proposed SC MAGLEV line. The proposed … Read More
Here’s the first of hopefully many Greenbelt Talks videos addressing important issues to Greenbelters. In this episode, host Dave Zahren interviews panelists Dr. Laura Kressler, Susan Barnett, Brian Almquist, and Rachel Cain (Prince George’s Sentinel reporter). Kudos to videographer/producer Andy Zmidzinski!