U.S.: Maryland takes over Purple Line project after private firm walks away

By Bill Wilson, International Railway Journal; October 14, 2020 The Maryland Transit Administration is taking over day-to-day management of the…

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U.S., California: Los Angeles Metro posts progress with four major rail projects

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; September 1, 2020 The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (LA Metro) board last week advanced…

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U.S.: Judge orders firms to continue building Purple Line amid cost disputes with Maryland

By Katherine Shaver, The Washington Post; August 11, 2020 A Maryland judge has issued a temporary restraining order requiring the…

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Maryland’s Purple Line will open at least a year late and delays will cost at least $215 million, contractor says

By Katherine Shaver, The Washington Post; January 10, 2019 The opening of Maryland’s Purple Line is at least a year…

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Maryland: a transportation innovator?

By Scott Shaffer, The Baltimore Sun; November 8, 2017 Maryland is not known as a mass transportation innovator. Despite having…

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Two weeks of feuding between Washington Metro board chair and Maryland end in a whimper

By Faiz Siddiqui and Martine Powers, The Washington Post; October 26, 2017 A contentious two-week public feud between Maryland officials…

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Maryland: Purple Line Opponents Requesting Money from Town of Chevy Chase To Cover Lawsuit Costs

By Andrew Metcalf, Bethesda Magazine; October 9, 2017 Town of Chevy Chase residents can weigh in Thursday evening on whether…

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