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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.