Purple Line Corridor Data Dashboard

Welcome to the Purple Line Dashboard. Here you can explore demographic, economic, employment and housing trends in the corridor with this pilot tool designed to help measure and monitor progress toward the Purple Line Community Compact. The Compact is a commitment by its signatories to work together to achieve a long-term vision for a prosperous, equitable, and environmentally sustainable Purple Line corridor. A public signing and release of the compact is expected this summer. This site provides baseline data to see where the corridor is now in four major goal areas. Learn more.

Neighborhood Identity

Housing Choice

Labor Market

Local Business

Corridor Trends

Purple Line CorridorThe Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC), a multi-sector collaborative formed in 2012, is working to ensure that investments in the Purple Line light rail will offer the maximum economic, social, and environmental opportunities to the residents and businesses along the corridor. The Purple Line Community Compact articulates a collective vision for vibrant economic and community development along the 16-mile corridor. See more.

About NCSG

The National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education works to address smart growth issues in the Maryland and surrounding region. The center has a mission of conducting research and offering educational programs on topics that pertain to smart growth.

NCSG also works closely with Montgomery County’s Park and Planning Commission. Click here to know more.


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