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.
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.
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.
A 16-mile light rail proposal between Bethesda and New Carrollton has received federal approval to move into a preliminary engineering phase.
Montgomery County officials say a mixed-used development will be built next to a future purple line light rail station in Silver Spring.