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May 16, 2014

Beyond the Tracks: An Agenda for Community and Economic Development in the Purple Line Corridor

Report from PLCC highlights opportunities and challenges, stakeholder priorities, and case studies from Denver and the Twin Cities and helps to inform discussions and point the way to next steps.
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March 21, 2014

At summit, Purple Line buzz is confident

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — At a summit of Purple Line supporters and county and state officials, a buzz is palpable in the crowd about a Record of Decision from the federal government, a key step toward getting...
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March 20, 2014

Purple Line Communities Examine Opportunities “Beyond the Tracks”

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – In 2015, the Maryland Transit Authority (MTA) is expected to break ground on the Purple Line, a 16-mile, multi-million dollar light rail line that will link six communities within Montgomery and...
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February 24, 2014

Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor

On Friday, March 21, 2014, the NCSG will host the first Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC) workshop to focus on elements vital to a community’s economic development in the Purple Line corridor, such as preserving...
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January 1, 2014

Forging a Strategy for Development along the Purple Line

COLLEGE PARK, MD—Officials from the State of Maryland and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties have joined forces with the Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC) and stakeholders to develop a Purple Line Community Compact. The compact...
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October 30, 2013

Dr. Knaap Webinar on the Purple Line Corridor Coalition

Dr. Knaap introduced the recently formed PLCC and described why maximizing the benefits of light rail investments requires a corridor wide approach, drawing insights from experiences in Denver, Seattle, and Minneapolis-St. Paul. The presentation also...
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