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Purple Line to Get Full $900 million Funding

Last week, a spokesman for Gov. Larry Hogan said that the Purple Line is set to get full federal funding with an agreement signed “in the very near future,” Gov. Larry Hogan and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao hammered out a deal following conversations on last Friday and Monday, according to reports. An agreement is expected […]

Thursday August 24th, 2017 in Purple Line, Transportation | 2 Comments »

Federal Court Says Purple Line Can Move Forward

Good news! Last week, a federal appellate court ruled Wednesday the Purple Line can move forward despite an ongoing lawsuit against the project, the Washington Business Journal reports. The ruling gives Maryland a green light to go after $900 million in federal grants for the $5.6 billion construction project — funding the Trump administration has […]

Monday July 24th, 2017 in Purple Line, Transportation | Comments Off on Federal Court Says Purple Line Can Move Forward

How the Purple Line will Change, and Improve, Trails in Suburban Maryland

In addition to the Purple Line, this project will transform and extend several trails, and create new ones. The unpaved, at-grade trail from Bethesda to Lyttonsville will be reconstructed as a paved trail with grade-separated crossings of major streets, extended to Silver Spring and rebranded as the Capital Crescent Trail. Read more..

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Saturday March 12th, 2016 in Purple Line, Transportation | Comments Off on How the Purple Line will Change, and Improve, Trails in Suburban Maryland