Officials Break Ground On Purple Line Light Rail ProjectU.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao signed a funding agreement Monday with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to build a 16-mile light rail project.
Federal Court Ruling Enables Purple Line To Move AheadA federal appeals court ruling has cleared the path for Maryland to move ahead with a light rail project.
Judge Orders More Study On Ridership Impact Of Purple LineA federal judge dealt another blow to the proposed purple line light-rail project in D.C.'s Maryland suburbs.
Signing Event to Clinch $900M Purple Line Funding PostponedOfficials have postponed a signing event that would have locked in $900 million in federal funding to build the light-rail Purple Line in Maryland.
Maryland Governor Details 43 Possible Purple Line CutsMaryland's governor is detailing some of the potential cuts aimed at reducing Purple Line costs by $210 million.
Cuts Proposed For Charm City CirculatorOne 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.
Progress Report, Public Outreach For Purple LineSupporters of the Purple Line transit project are hosting a progress report and rally on Monday.
Light-Rail Proposals Delayed Until AugustDeadlines for bids on two light-rail proposals in Maryland have been delayed from March until August, so bidders can explore ways of reducing costs.
Bid Process Underway For Purple LineThe process for companies to prepare bids to build and operate the 16-mile Purple Line light rail has formally begun.
Maryland Ready To Buy Land To Build Purple LineHundreds 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.
Purple Line May Face Lawsuit Over Rare SpeciesFederal 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.
Endangered Shrimp-Like Creature Is In The Path Of The Proposed Purple LineEnvironmentalists vow to fight that construction and urge transportation officials to route the proposed purple line around the endangered Hay's Spring amphipod.