Purple Line

Purple Line breaks ground in PG County

September 1, 2017

BY MATTHEW GALLANT — From a podium set beneath a purple banner strung between the raised buckets of two front-loaders, various state and local politicians gathered on Aug. 28 to celebrate the official groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Purple Line, a light rail line north of the [read more]

County commits more funds to Purple Line

September 15, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Earlier this summer, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the light rail project could move forward but that the state would be contributing only $168 million, a fraction of the original $700 million proposal.  He then announced $210 million in cuts to the project. The [read more]

Purple Line seeks submissions for artist pool

September 17, 2014

The Purple Line, a light rail project to connect Prince George’s and Montgomery County, announced it is seeking professional artists and art teams to produce works of public art. The call to artists is directed at people who work with a broad range of media and work will be featured on [read more]