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Purple Line among O'Malley announcements Monday

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make a major transportation announcement in Bethesda on Monday reporting a big step forward on the Purple Line and announcing funding for several road and rail projects for Montgomery County.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 08:04am EDT

Tags: Purple Line, Coalition for Smarter Growth, Kelly Blynn, Maryland Transportation Secretary Jim Smith, Intercounty Connector, Maryland Transportation Authority, Bruce Gartner, Erin Henson, Maryland Gov. Martin O, Ari Ashe

Purple Line open houses bring optimism for project

At an open house to update residents on the Maryland Transit Administration's Purple Line, project leaders expressed optimism that the new Maryland transportation bill could allow the 16-mile light rail line to open in 2020.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 05:41am EDT

Tags: Purple Line, Ari Ashe, State Highway Administration, Mike Madden

2013: A critical year for the Purple Line

The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:11am EST

Tags: Purple Line, Ari Ashe, Rushern Baker, metro, silver line, AAA Mid-Atlantic, John B. Townsend, Martin O