FCCT Takes Protest to Planning Board Purple Line Tour

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Capital Crescent Trail supporters opposed to the current plan for the Purple Line carried “Save the Trail!” signs and took their cause to members and staff of the Montgomery County Planing Board today during a tour of the proposed route of the light rail system along the trail between Bethesda and Silver Spring.

Funding for the Purple Line a Bad Idea

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…let’s use the dollars we have today to fix Metro first and keep our roads in a state of good repair — before we ask people for billions of dollars for costly and poorly-considered new projects with hyped-up benefits that don’t reflect reality. And let’s continue to protect and expand open space, park land and quality of life in Montgomery County – not destroy it by urbanizing every last square foot. That’s the way to keep transportation moving.