Metro’s board of directors has approved a $2.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2012 that does not call for any major rail fare hikes.
Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says the transit agency’s budget deficit is expected to be $6 million less than originally projected.
Concerns about public safety will take center stage when Baltimore City’s mayor unveils her proposed budget Wednesday. The cuts are expected to be deep and painful.
The biggest concern in Maryland continues to be the budget, but some lawmakers want to put the brakes on a plan to make bad drivers pay extra.