Purple Line Update March, 2016

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Governor Hogan’s March 2 announced choice of a consortium of companies to build and manage the Purple Line has generated much media coverage and public comment–and action by citizens and groups questioning the decision and the project. Kojo Nnambi featured the Purple Line on his popular midday WAMU radio show on March 7. The segment… Read more »

Citizens Notify Gov. Hogan of Intent to Sue To Enforce State Law, Citing Purple Line Failures to Assess Full Risks and Costs

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Present and former Montgomery County citizens and the nonprofit Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail have sent to top Maryland officials a Notice of Intent to Sue to require the Maryland Transit Administration to publicly assess the Purple Line and less harmful and less expensive alternatives in order to meet the requirements of Maryland state… Read more »

Lawsuit Is Filed against Purple Line to Protect Endangered Species, Popular Forested Trail

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For Further Information Contact: Ajay Bhatt: (301) 500-0124 John M. Fitzgerald:  (202) 288-0231 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2014   Lawsuit Is Filed against Purple Line to Protect Endangered Species, Popular Forested Trail  Friends of the Capital Crescent Trail and Montgomery County residents filed suit today against the federal government to protect two species of… Read more »