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Planners Relocate Purple Line Rail Yard, Facility

Maryland transit planners say they have redesigned a future Purple Line rail yard and maintenance facility to move it farther away from homes in Silver Spring.

03/16/2012

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Md. Transit Planners Reconsider Purple Line Bridge

Maryland transit planners are considering cutting costs for the Purple Line light rail project by eliminating a bridge over Connecticut Avenue and having trains cross on road in Chevy Chase instead.

03/02/2012

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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.

02/26/2012

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Purple Line Gets Approval For Next Step

A 16-mile light rail proposal between Bethesda and New Carrollton has received federal approval to move into a preliminary engineering phase.

10/07/2011

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Project To Be Built Near Purple Line In Md.

Montgomery County officials say a mixed-used development will be built next to a future purple line light rail station in Silver Spring.

01/13/2011

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