State may be paying more for some Purple Line properties

The state may be paying more for some properties being acquired to make way for the Purple Line light rail, because the Maryland Transit Administration lacks the legal leverage that would help the agency start construction faster.

Purple Line agreement addresses community’s concerns

Private, elected and community stakeholders signed a symbolic agreement to keep housing affordable and job opportunities accessible along Metro’s Purple line route. The agreement is intended to support four goals that were set: to keep housing affordable, promote sustainable and strong communities, provide support for and grow local businesses and increase the local labor market.

Maryland officials sign agreement on Purple Line development

Community, public, and private stakeholders signed an agreement Tuesday promising responsible economic development, including affordable housing, along the pending Purple Line light rail project.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan accuses WMATA Board Chairman of “extortion”

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday charged Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority chairman Jack Evans with making unprecedented demands in order to give the state easements for Metro’s Purple Line.

Will Trump boost Maryland’s transportation funding?

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – While President-elect Donald Trump vowed to build a wall, Maryland lawmakers and officials are hopeful he will build up the state’s roads, tunnels and public transit.

Hogan says Purple Line will turn Metro around

The Purple Line light rail will help fix Metro’s service issues by increasing ridership, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview at the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce meeting Friday.

Board of Public Works Approves State Funding for Purple Line

The Board of Public Works votes 3-0 to fund the state’s share of Metro’s Purple Line.

Maryland Transit Administration holds Purple Line public forum

The Maryland Transit Administration and Montgomery County Department of Transportation hosted the community to review changes to the Purple Line, as well as answer questions and get feedback.

Metro Roundup: A Bridge Collapse, a Fence Fight and a New Start

Metro can’t seem the catch a break from week to week. Despite the positive news at the beginning of the week with the debut of the transit agency’s latest set of rail cars, Wednesday saw major delays following a bridge collapse.

Metro Roundup: Single-Tracking Delays, the Purple Line and Possible Tax Increases

Good Friday turned into a very bad Friday for Metro.