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Our policy focus on transportation and infrastructure in Maryland

Our focus: Transportation

We believe improved state infrastructure boosts economic opportunity. We work to advance short- and long-term answers to statewide transportation and transit needs. We support sustainably funded solutions that safely and reliably transport people and goods.  

Key Issues Include

  • Highway user revenues
  • Infrastructure needs

Related Policy Priorities & Anticipated Issues for 2024

  • 5G, Small Cell and Broadband Expansion: We support the expansion of technology infrastructure such as 5G, small cell, and broadband to address the need for increased connectivity across all Maryland communities. Further, we support market incentives that may aid in faster deployment to more quickly address Maryland’s digital divide.
  • Transportation & Infrastructure Funding: We support policies that prioritize the state’s investment in critical infrastructure projects, aiming to enhance the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. This includes addressing the state’s structural deficit, addressing the transportation needs of underserved communities, and conducting a comprehensive review to identify sustainable, long-term funding sources We will use our voice on the recently established Maryland Commission on Transportation Revenue and Infrastructure Needs to advocate for an equitable transportation funding solution.
  • Vehicle Emission Reductions: Any policies aimed at meeting greenhouse gas reduction goals should take into account all the costs, both direct and indirect, associated with implementation. Further, policy decisions tied to other state standards should consider the inherent differences between states and populations.

All 2024 Legislative Priorities & Critical Issues

Get an in-depth look at the pressing issues and legislative priorities we've identified for the 2024 Legislative Session.

Get involved

Join our Transportation Policy Committee

Our Transportation policy committee covers all transportation issues, coordinating a broad-based coalition of businesses, trade groups, and associations to advance short- and long-term solutions to state-wide transportation and transit needs. This committee meets during legislative session as needed. Meetings are held remotely via video conferencing.

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Legislative Tracking

Stay up to date with our members-only Bill Tracker during session. Get concise bill summaries, anticipated positions, and more. Our 2024 Bill Tracker will be available soon after the start of the 2024 Legislative Session.

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