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Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Bridging Baltimore’s Inner Harbor?


I’ve always thought it a shame that Baltimore’s Harbor Tunnel wasn’t built as a suspension bridge. What a glorious sight that would be, with the skyline as a backdrop. Now Baltimore may be getting a second chance.

The Greater Baltimore Committee — basically the chamber of commerce — is considering ideas to redevelop Rash Field, the underused waterfront park space between Federal Hill and the Inner Harbor. So far, its leading idea is to improve access to the park via a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Inner Harbor, connecting Rash Field and Federal Hill to the booming Harbor East area (see map).

The idea seems like a real winner all around.

[Continue reading Dan Malouff’s post at BeyondDC.]

Dan Malouff is an Arlington County transportation planner who blogs independently at BeyondDC.com. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

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