Purple Line Transit Partners

June 26, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery County Officials Urge Leaders to Resolve Purple Line Disputes

County Council President Sidney Katz and Council Vice President Tom Hucker urged Maryland officials to resolve ongoing conflicts with purple line contractors in a statement released Thursday.  The announcement comes as Purple Line Transit Partners, the company tasked with constructing the more than $2 billion light-rail project, announced that it would lay off at least […]

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May 31, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: State Transportation Chief Orders Contracts, Hiring for Purple Line Suspended

Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn ordered Purple Line Transit Partners, the company chosen to build and operate the Purple Line light-rail transit link, to suspend new construction contracts and freeze hiring of construction staff. The order is one of seven steps Rahn took because of an “unknown timeline for appeal” and dwindling resources. PLTP also […]

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May 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

UPDATED: Attorney General Appeals Purple Line Ruling

UPDATE: Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh appealed U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon’s ruling. The appeal consisted of a single paragraph. Original updated post: U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon issued his final ruling Tuesday in a suit meant to halt construction of the Purple Line, siding with plaintiffs that declining ridership on Metro push […]

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May 24, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Purple Line Transit Partners Plan to Meet the Public

Purple Line Transit Partners, the companies that have won a contract to build and operate the Purple Line, is holding a meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today at Montgomery Blair High School. The Purple Line will be a 16-mile light rail link between Bethesda and New Carrollton, stopping at 21 stations, including Silver […]

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