Purple Line

September 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Demands MDOT Stay Committed To Building Purple Line

Montgomery County Councilmembers adamantly told representatives from the Maryland Department of Transportation that the Purple Line must be completed for the economic health of the area and so the county can meet its climate control goals. MDOT administrator Matt Pollack, Purple Line project director, replied, “We will take this project forward.” However, said Kevin Quinn, […]

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April 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Bus Stops Will Return to Sarbanes Transit Center

Several bus stops in Downtown Silver Spring that were closed due to Purple Line and Capital Crescent Trail construction will reopen on Saturday, according to a statement from Montgomery County.  Ride On and Metrobus stops around the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center that had to be relocated to the street will return to their original […]

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March 13, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Four Red Line Metro Stations To Close This Weekend

The red line will close four metro stations in Montgomery County this weekend to allow for purple line work. Metro stations Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont will close Saturday, Mar. 14 and Sunday, Mar. 15. WMATA will provide free shuttle buses to replace train cars between Fort Totten and Glenmont. The buses will […]

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February 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Estaciones de Metro Cerradas durante Fin de Semana

Este fin de semana, las estaciones de Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton y Glenmont estarán cerradas, el sábado 29 de febrero y el domingo 1 de marzo debido a la integración de la Línea Morada. Habrá autobuses gratuitos que reemplazarán el tren de la Línea Roja entre Fort Totten y Glenmont. Los pasajeros que viajan […]

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February 28, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Metro Stations Closed Due to Purple Line Integration

This weekend, Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont stations will be closed Saturday, Feb. 29 and Sunday, March 1 due to Purple Line integration. There will be free shuttle buses replacing the Red Line train between Fort Totten and Glenmont. The shuttle will not stop at Takoma. Passangers traveling to stations beyond Silver Spring […]

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February 14, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cuatro Estaciones de la Línea Roja Cerradas este Fin de Semana

La Línea Roja cerrará cuatro estaciones de Metro en el Condado de Montgomery durante el fin de semana del Día de los Presidentes. Las estaciones Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton y Glenmont estarán cerradas para permitir la construcción e integración de la Línea Morada. El cierre tendrá lugar del sábado 15 de febrero al lunes […]

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February 14, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Red Line Stations to Close This Weekend for Purple Line Work

The Red Line will close four Metro stations in Montgomery County during Presidents’ Day weekend. The Silver Spring, Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont stations will be closed in order to allow for Purple Line construction and integration. The shutdown will take place from Saturday, Feb. 15 to Monday, Feb. 17. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit […]

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February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Calls Maryland ‘Shining Example’ for America

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) delivered his sixth State of the State Address on Wednesday afternoon in Annapolis. Hogan’s speech often contrasted Maryland’s bipartisan achievements with the divisiveness in national politics seen in Washington D.C. and beyond. “Maryland has indeed been setting a shining example for the rest of America,” Hogan said. Here are some of […]

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January 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Nixes Funding for Capital Crescent Trail Tunnel in Budget Proposal

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich did not include any funding in his capital budget proposal for the Capital Crescent Trail Tunnel, which was supposed to be included in the Capital Crescent Trail (CCT) design.  The tunnel was proposed for pedestrians and cyclists to get across Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda safely and have access to the […]

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January 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Ride On Changes Start Jan. 5 for Purple Line Construction

Ride On changes are coming to downtown Silver Spring starting Sunday, Jan. 5. Temporary bus route modifications in downtown Silver Spring are necessary for the construction of the Purple Line and Capital Crescent Trail. Starting Sunday, Jan. 5, these temporary changes will impact some Ride On bus passengers. Several Ride On bus stops in the […]

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