Maryland
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Ridership:

  • Over 242,000 daily riders or 76% of total New Jersey Transit (NJ TRANSIT) riders in 2019.

  • Over 818,689 Amtrak local riders in 2016.

Economic Impact:

  • In 2016, Amtrak generated over:

    • 5,330 jobs 

    • $328M in earnings for the New Jersey economy

    • $3.4M in tourist spending

    • $378K in federal taxes, $144K in state taxes, and $78K in local taxes from tourist spending

Maryland Rail Projects that Need
Federal Investments
  • Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel Replacement

    • Tunnel Proper ($4,200,000,000)

    • Enabling Components ($395,000,000)

  • Susquehanna River Bridge Project ($1,885,000,000)

  • Baltimore Penn Station Development

    • Master Plan ($115,000,000)

    • Infrastructure Improvements ($46,579,089)

  • Penn-Camden Connector ($80,000,000)

  • Hanson Interlocking ($92,187,895)

  • New Carrollton Station

    • Acela 21 ($35,837,881)

    • SOGR & ADA ($2,500,000)

  • Maryland Section Reliability Improvements ($20,600,000)

  • MARC Storage Improvements: Martin Airport ($15,314,343)

  • Martin State Airport Station Replacement ($80,000,000)

  • Next Generation High Speed Fleet Infrastructure

    • Ride Quality Investment ($67,000,000)

    • Safety Mitigation ($90,000,000)

Congressional Eye on Maryland
Rail Infrastructure