Media Coverage

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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June 13, 2013

The Purple Line Coalition in Suburban Maryland: Why TOD Is Not Enough

Transit oriented development has become the holy grail of land use and transportation planners. The logic of concentrating both residential and commercial growth at transit stations — especially rail transit stations — is compelling and...
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