Improving Public Transit in Maryland

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Purple Line supporters make pitch to Md. lawmakers

Purple Line supporters make pitch to Md. lawmakers

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Those in favor of building the 16-mile Purple Line connecting Bethesda and New Carrollton gathered in Annapolis Monday to lobby state lawmakers. The long-talked-about light rail line is in limbo until Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan weighs in.
Purple and Red Line Join Forces in Annapolis for Transit Night

Purple and Red Line Join Forces in Annapolis for Transit Night

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Annapolis, MD - Over 150 community members, business leaders, and elected officials gathered in support of the Purple and Red Lines in Annapolis Monday night to call on legislators to keep fighting for the two transit projects, both of which are nearly ready to begin construction and create jobs for Maryland residents. With delays from the Hogan administration posing a threat to nearly $2 billion in federal funding for the two projects combined, a broad coalition of business, community, and elected were united in their message to legislators and the Governor that neither delay nor cancellation of these critical projects is acceptable.
Purple Line goes to Hogan in May

Purple Line goes to Hogan in May

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Maryland transportation officials say Gov. Larry Hogan will get options about the future of the Purple Line in mid-May.
Montgomery County's Independent Transit Authority Proposal

Montgomery County’s Independent Transit Authority Proposal

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Montgomery’s planned 81-mile Rapid Transit System offers incredible potential to transform the county’s aging commercial corridors into vibrant, sustainable, walkable, transit-oriented communities. With dedicated lanes, service every 5-10 minutes, weather-protected stations, Wi-Fi, and many other amenities, Rapid Transit will provide high quality transit service at a far lower cost than building new highways.
Hogan’s budget plan includes money for Purple Line

Hogan’s budget plan includes money for Purple Line

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Gov. Larry Hogan has proposed to continue funding the Purple Line, but his administration has warned that the $2.5 billion project is under review.