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Leaders Celebrate Completion Of Renovations At MARC Halethorpe Station

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Maryland leaders held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning for one of the busiest MARC stations in the state.

Gov. Martin O'Malley was among the many who helped celebrate the completion of more than $32 million in renovations to the MARC Halethorpe Station just off of Interstate 95 south of Baltimore.

Halethorpe is among the five busiest stations on the MARC Penn Line. It has more than 1,300 riders a day. In recent months O'Malley has been attending many events marking investments in transportation in the state during his tenure and also highlighting future projects that will be funded by gas tax hikes that went into effect at the beginning of July. 

AAA Mid-Atlantic says despite that, gas prices dropped 9 cents per gallon on average in the state last week from their previous high for the year in late July. Maryland drivers are still paying 15 cents more per gallon since those hikes went into effect. Only about five cents is of that hike is directly due to increase.

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