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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

2013: A critical year for the Purple Line

The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:11am EST

Tags: Purple Line, ari ashe, Rushern Baker, Federal Transit Administration, Metro, Silver Line, AAA Mid-Atlantic, John B. Townsend, Martin O

Purple Line imperils Bethesda recreation trail

Maryland transit planners say it's too expensive and impractical to keep a popular recreation trail inside a downtown Bethesda tunnel alongside future Purple Line trains.

Sunday - 02/26/2012, 04:06pm EST

Tags: Purple Line, Metro

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