Friday, December 21, 2012

Sierra Club Report Lists Purple Line as one of the 50 Best Projects in the U.S.

A November 2012 report by the Sierra Club on the 50 best and worst transportation projects in the U.S. included the Purple Line as one of the best.  It was the only Maryland project listed.  

The Purple Line is a proposed 16-mile light rail line that will link the two sides of the Red Line Metrorail sysem and link Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.  Planners estimate that the Purple Line will have 68,000 daily commuters.