Everyone who lives, works, shops, moves, eats, drinks and flushes in Maryland depends upon its infrastructure. Investing in infrastructure – a call heard at every level of government – improves Maryland jobs, business attractiveness, and quality of life across the state.
Local infrastructure – our roads, bridges, public transit, water and sewer systems, dams, wastewater treatment plants, public buildings, conduits, fiber, and more - requires reliable investment to keep Maryland moving.
Recession-driven cost shifts have starved local infrastructure systems for funds and reliable funding streams, which require consistency in particular to fund capital programs.
Counties and cities have NO LOCAL REVENUE SOURCE targeted to infrastructure – highway user revenues were the workhorse, and now they’re basically gone.
A Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland - #LIFT4MD – would provide: