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Purple Line Hearings Beginning

People can comment on Maryland's plan for the Purple Line transitway starting on Saturday. Here's the full schedule of the four hearings.

Saturday
New Carrollton Municipal Center, 6016 Princess Garden Parkway
Open House: 10:30 a.m.
Public Hearing: 11 a.m. - 3 pm

Tuesday, Nov. 18
National 4-H Youth Conference Center, 7100 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase
Open House: 4:30 p.m.
Public Hearing: 5 - 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 19
Ritchie Coliseum, University of Maryland, Route 1 (across from Rossborough Inn)
Open House: 4:30 p.m.
Public Hearing: 5 - 9 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 22
Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, Falcon Hall, 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma Park
Open House: 12:30 p.m.
Public Hearing: 1 - 5 p.m.

This page on Maryland's Purple Line Web site explains the procedures for speaking at the hearings.

We did a Commuter page laying out some of the elements in the Alternatives Analysis/Draft Environmental Impact Statement that will be the focus of the hearings.

By Robert Thomson  |  November 12, 2008; 7:25 AM ET
Categories:  Transportation Politics , transit  
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Comments

Interesting...you have to take buses to get to any of these locations by public transportation. Excellent planning there.

Posted by: UMDTerpsGirl | November 12, 2008 2:32 PM | Report abuse

If LRT is chosen it must use dedicated lanes or dedicated right-of-way. Sharing traffic lanes would cripple it, making it little better than an overpriced bus line.

Posted by: raschumacher | November 14, 2008 8:33 PM | Report abuse

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