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Gansler sees Maryland's future in Purple Line

Attorney General Doug Gansler, who plans to run for Governor in 2014, tells WTOP his vision for the future of Maryland transportation includes a shift away from road projects and an emphasis on mass transit.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 07:09am EDT

Tags: Attorney General Doug Gansler, Ari Ashe, Montgomery County Action Committee for Transit, Purple Line, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, The Corridor Cities Transitway, Maryland Transit Administration, MARC

Purple Line among O'Malley announcements Monday

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make a major transportation announcement in Bethesda on Monday reporting a big step forward on the Purple Line and announcing funding for several road and rail projects for Montgomery County.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 08:04am EDT

Tags: Purple Line, Federal Transit Administration, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Kelly Blynn, Maryland Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Intercounty Connector, Maryland Transportation Authority, Bruce Gartner, Erin Henson, Maryland Gov. Martin O, Ari Ashe

Md. transportation secretary talks Purple Line, HOT Lanes

One month into his tenure as Maryland Transportation Secretary, Jim Smith has a lot on his to-do list.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 09:05pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Purple Line, transportation money, hot lanes, Jim Smith

O'Malley announces $650M in transportation plans

Gov. Martin O'Malley has announced $650 million in transportation projects in Prince George's County.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 03:34pm EDT

Tags: Purple Line

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Forum to be held on Purple Line

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 05:55am EDT

Tags: Purple Line, light rail, MTA

Purple Line open houses bring optimism for project

At an open house to update residents on the Maryland Transit Administration's Purple Line, project leaders expressed optimism that the new Maryland transportation bill could allow the 16-mile light rail line to open in 2020.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 05:41am EDT

Tags: Purple Line, Ari Ashe, State Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Mike Madden

Brown confident of progress on Md. Purple Line

Maryland leaders are confident the Purple Line from Bethesda to New Carrollton will open by 2020.

Monday - 04/15/2013, 01:28pm EDT

Tags: Purple Line, Anthony Brown

Bus rapid transit: Will it solve traffic problems in MoCo?

As lawmakers in Annapolis debate a bill to fund projects like the Purple Line in Montgomery County, a plan for another mass transit option is also in the works.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 07:37am EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, traffic, Purple Line, bus rapid transit

Roger Berliner: Saving Purple Line requires governor's involvement

Without new money the Purple Line and the Corridor Cities Transitway may be put on hold, and one Montgomery County councilmember believes the governor needs to take a more active role so that doesn't happen.

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 11:13am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, Purple Line

Purple Line would cut time, but funds still lacking

It is still more than a decade away, but the Purple Line could change the way people travel between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Saturday - 01/19/2013, 06:53am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, Purple Line, sprawl & crawl

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