In his order and opinion memorandum issued June 26, 2016, Federal Judge Richard Leon denied the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)’s request to let the Purple Line project go forward and construction begin, even though issues remain unresolved in court and the MTA and FTA have not undertaken the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement required by the Court.
For the Judge’s opinion memorandum showing that Maryland has not met the criteria required for such a stay, click here.