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The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Maryland Department of Transportation are preparing an Environment Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the potential impacts of constructing and operating a high speed superconducting magnetic levitation (SMAGLEV), proposed by a private company, Baltimore Washington Rapid Rail, between Washington DC and Baltimore, Maryland, with an interim stop at the Baltimore Washington International Airport.  

The FRA and MDOT will Hold a series of Open Houses on the SCMAGLEV  project. You are invited to attend any meeting.  

At the Open House you can: 
- Meet the Project Team 
- Learn about the project
- Provide comments on the scope and EIS
- Share ideas and ask questions

FRA and MDOT welcome you and your input and encourage you to identify and discuss project related issues throughout the planning process.  We invite the public and Federal, state and local agencies to provide comments on the scope of the EIS, including: the purpose and need, alternatives to the study; environmental effects to consider and evaluate; methodologies to use fo rthe mitigation associated with the potential future construction, operation and maintenance of the project.  

The comment period has been extended to 45 days, from November 25th to January 9th, 2017.

Open Houses are scheduled on the following dates; 

December 13th, (5:00PM to 7:00PM) 
Coppermine Du Burns Arena, Harbor Side Hall, 
3100 Boston Street
Baltimore, Md

December 14, 2016 (5:00PM to 7:00PM)
Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library,
901 G Street
Washington, DC

December 15th, 2016 (5:00PM to 7:00PM)
West Lanham Hills Fire Hall
8501 Good Luck Road
Lanham, Md

Cheverly Executive Offices:   6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD 20785  (301) 773-8360
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