Purple Line project


Los Angeles-Area Subway Construction to Be Expedited

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. (AP) — Los Angeles County transportation officials are taking advantage of light traffic during the coronavirus pandemic to expedite subway construction by shutting down a section of a major thoroughfare....


MDOT MTA Celebrates Purple Line Milestone at Glenridge Facility Site

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA) and concessionaire Purple Line Transit Partners celebrated the completion of the framework of the 170,000-sq.-ft. operations and maintenance facility (OMF)....


Van Hollen, Cardin Announce $120M in Funding for Purple Line Construction

U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) have announced $120 million in federal funding through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the construction of the Purple Line. This grant is part of the $900 million federal grant agreement for the Maryland Purple Line Light Rail Project, $568 million of which has been appropriated through FY 2019....


Tunnel Crews Find Strength in Saint Barbara Statue

For crews like those working on the Purple Line project, one presence deep within the tunnel provides a little extra protection. The statue of Saint Barbara that looks upon the workers as they go about their jobs is part of a long-standing tradition....


Purple Line Aims to Cure Traffic Headaches

In Maryland, crews are constructing a 16-mi. east-west light rail line that operates mostly on the surface with 21 stations, connecting New Carrollton in Prince George's County and Bethesda in Montgomery County....