5-7-10: Maryland By the Numbers

May 6, 2010 at 3:55 pm Leave a comment

  • Total number of pieces of legislation introduced into the Maryland General Assembly during the 2010 session: 2729
  • Number of days in a General Assembly Session: 90
  • Number of bill per day 30.32
  • Hours in a day: 24

Source: General Assembly, Department Of Legislative Services

  • Number of times the Ocean City recycling program picked up recycling from 1987 to 2010 years: once per week
  • Number of times it had picked up after city cutbacks: 0
  • Savings to Ocean City: $1 million
  • Number of giant water going sculptures that were entered in Baltimore’s Kinetic Sculpture Race this year: 29
  • Number that successfully completed the course: 27
  • Number of people aboard the first vehicle to cross the finish line: 2
  • Total number or people it takes to man and drive a giant platypus: 18

Source: American Visionary Art Museum

  • Amount Baltimore city will spend fixing up the 2.4 mile track for the Baltimore Grand Prix: $7.75 million
  • Amount the average Baltimorean will spend this year fixing his car to deal with the current state of Baltimore’s roads: $589
  • Approximate number of miles of road in Baltimore : 2,000
  • Number of libraries at which you can get groceries in Baltimore through the Virtual Supermarket Project: 2
  • Proportion of Baltimore communities that don’t have a supermarket: 1/3
  • Amount Mayor Sheila Dixon charged Baltimore city for professional makeup services: $11, 000
  • Winning Ebay bid Sheila Dixon’s Xbox: $3,050
  • MSRP for an Xbox $199.99
  • Number of years the Mount Vernon Flower Mart has happened in Baltimore in May: 93
  • Number of lemon sticks producer Katherine Gorman will consume : 6 berskillion

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