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U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Kirk Avenue Bus Facility to Improve Transit Service in Baltimore

BALTIMORE – U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary John Porcari and Federal Transit Administrator (FTA) Peter Rogoff today participated in a groundbreaking to replace the Maryland Transit Administration’s (MTA) aging Kirk Avenue bus maintenance garage with a modern facility that will improve the reliability of local bus service for thousands of Baltimore-based riders who depend on public transit every day. The officials were joined by Congressman Elijah Cummings, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other state and local representatives.

New facility will keep WMATA, passengers moving forward

When it’s time to take your car in for a tune-up, you want a shop that’s got the right equipment and can turn the job around quickly so you can get back on the road. America's transit agencies need the same qualities in their bus maintenance facilities.

That's why the Federal Transit Administration helps transit systems modernize their bus shops and keep their fleet in a state of good repair.

Photo of bus maintenance in Austin, TX, courtesy Evan Gearing