Purple Line

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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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Gov. O’Malley Announces $650M In Transportation Plans

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

07/08/2013

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Forum To Be Held On Purple Line Light Rail Project

Construction industry experts will be talking about the proposed Purple Line light rail project.

05/15/2013

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Purple Line Leaders Optimistic For 2020 Opening

Project leaders for Metro’s purple line say they’re optimistic that the 16-mile light rail line will be open by 2020.

05/12/2013

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Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Meets With Federal Transit Officials

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown met Monday with federal transportation officials to reaffirm Maryland’s commitment to pursing two light rail projects that would cost about $1.5 billion each after lawmakers approved legislation this session to raise the state’s gas tax to boost transportation revenues and enhance opportunities for public-private partnerships in the state.

04/15/2013

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