Leventhal on the Purple Line Progress
“I welcome Governor Hogan’s decision to proceed with the Purple Line. This project is needed to improve mobility in our region and it will strengthen our economy. We are glad that the Governor recognizes the importance of the Purple Line and the fact that there is a solid plan in place to build it.
“The proposal to reduce some aspects of the project, and to put more of a financial burden on Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, will create substantial challenges, but every aspect of working toward the creation of the Purple Line has had its share of challenges, and in every case, we have found solutions. We will put some more creative thought and energy into this challenge, and we will again find solutions. When a project is this important to future generations of your residents, that is what must be done.”
In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett shares his reaction to Governor Larry Hogan’s announcement that the Purple Line is moving forward and that other transportation improvements are in the works for improving congestion along I-270 in Montgomery and Frederick counties. Take a look: Related:
In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner said Hogan’s Purple Line decision is a positive announcement but “we need to know the details.” Hogan said, at a news conference on June 25, the project will require an additional investment from both Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. “A little more we can do. A […]