Thousands of people had to find alternative ways to, from, and around the city after an abrupt announcement from the Maryland Transportation Authority, suspending the light-rail service indefinitely.

A local economist says the impact will be large and far-reaching, From the state to the everyday person simply living and working here in Baltimore.

The familiar noise and vibrations felt as the light rail passes through are no longer, as people scramble to adjust to the sudden and indefinite suspension of the MTA service.

Small business owner Beth Hawks says not only will the suspension of service impact the people who rely on the light rail to get to their job, but also the bottom line for many businesses.... Read More: FOX45