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Maryland Governor Details 43 Possible Purple Line Cuts

Maryland’s governor is detailing some of the potential cuts aimed at reducing Purple Line costs by $210 million.

07/07/2015

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Cuts Proposed For Charm City Circulator

One of the city’s most popular freebies is running low on money. Cuts are proposed for the Charm City Circulator, which links points of interest in the downtown area.

05/05/2015

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Progress Report, Public Outreach For Purple Line

Supporters of the Purple Line transit project are hosting a progress report and rally on Monday.

03/09/2015

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Light-Rail Proposals Delayed Until August

Deadlines for bids on two light-rail proposals in Maryland have been delayed from March until August, so bidders can explore ways of reducing costs.

02/24/2015

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Bid Process Underway For Purple Line

The process for companies to prepare bids to build and operate the 16-mile Purple Line light rail has formally begun.

07/30/2014

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Maryland Ready To Buy Land To Build Purple Line

Hundreds of people who own land in the path of the proposed Purple Line transit link in suburban Maryland will soon be receiving purchase offers from the state.

04/14/2014

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Purple Line May Face Lawsuit Over Rare Species

Federal officials have determined construction of the light rail Purple Line in Maryland would not harm an endangered species living nearby, but environmental activists in Chevy Chase are preparing a lawsuit to have the project’s impact reconsidered.

01/24/2014

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Endangered Shrimp-Like Creature Is In The Path Of The Proposed Purple Line

Environmentalists vow to fight that construction and urge transportation officials to route the proposed purple line around the endangered Hay’s Spring amphipod.

12/03/2013

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Rare Species Could Tie Up Purple Line Plans

A federally protected endangered species located in Rock Creek Park in Washington could tie up plans for the proposed light-rail Purple Line in Maryland.

11/30/2013

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Board OKs Purple Line Public-Private Partnership

Plans for a light rail line to ease traffic congestion around the nation’s capital moved forward Wednesday.

11/07/2013

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Senate Panel To Hold Hearing On Purple Line

A Maryland Senate committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the Purple Line project.

09/12/2013

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O’Malley Announces Plans For Purple Line

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to announce a transportation investment package for Montgomery County.

08/05/2013

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