University of Maryland students want the school to support train line through campus

May 14, 2007
They say the administration's opposition to an aboveground train could kill the project.

Student leaders are urging the University of Maryland to advocate more strongly for an east-west rapid transit line through campus. They say the administration's opposition to an aboveground train could hurt the project's chances of being built. The students say that tunneling a train beneath the College Park campus, as administration officials have urged, could make it prohibitively expensive. The debate comes as the Maryland Transit Administration conducts a $30 million study of a proposed 14-mile light-rail or bus rapid transit link between Bethesda and New Carrollton,

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