News: The US state of Maryland is to invest US$1.5bn in the development of its transport infrastructure, reports Railway- Technology. This will include the construction of the new Red Line light rail system in Baltimore. The line will run between Woodlawn in Baltimore County and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Work is scheduled to commence on the 14.1-mile line in 2015. It is expected to commence commercial operations in 2021. The line will transport 54,000 passengers on a daily basis by 2030.