BRIDGE, JOTF and Various Transportation Stakeholders Host "Building ONE Maryland" Event
On June 17, 2011, BRIDGE, CASA de Maryland, JOTF and various community stakeholders sponsored a public meeting to advance sustainability, inclusion and fair development. This event brought together members of the faith community, civic leaders, non-profit organizations, national experts, Maryland elected officials and key representatives of the Obama Administration to work together to strengthen local communities to build a better Maryland. The meeting showcased the State of Maryland, local jurisdictions and citizen organizations as national models for sustainable and inclusive communities and helped to organize the building blocks needed to take the State to the next level.
The meeting focused on Purple and Red Line jobs and fair development, inclusive housing, regional mobility approaches and sustainable community strategies. Attending were HUD Deputy Secretary Ron Sims, DOT Deputy Secretary John Porcari, Congressman Steny Hoyer, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, and various key leaders.