Envisioning the Purple Line Series


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Residents, businesses, and stakeholders located near the new transit line’s route are hungry for information about the Purple Line project. For over two decades, Purple Line NOW has brought together communities and decision-makers. Over the next twelve months, this mission continues as PLN hosts an informative and innovative series of forums led by leading experts in their fields. The varied topics will provide useful information to those impacted by the line, and a path forward as the project gets ready to break ground in 2016! The events will be open and free to the public and the media.

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Upcoming Forums include:

  • The Denver Eagle Commuter Rail Lines: A Successful Public/Private Partnership Project
    Purple Line NOW is delighted to present Brian Middleton, Project Director for the Regional Transportation District's FasTracks Eagle P3 commuter rail project in Denver, the first such P3 in the country. He will give an overview of how a successful P3 project works and describe how his team made it happen in their city. Brian is the go-to subject matter expert on all things Eagle P3. He has worked on transit projects across the globe, initially serving as the contractor’s project manager on projects including P3s. After moving to the United States 20 years ago, he supported transit agencies across the nation with Design-Build (DB) and Design-Build-Operate-Maintain (DBOM) projects prior to moving to Denver to lead the Eagle P3 project. As an added bonus, Brian has worked with Fluor for many years - the same concessionaire chosen to build and operate the Purple Line.

    Date: September 29, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Location: Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane
  • What kind of jobs will be available as Purple Line construction gets underway? How can people seek them? What is the timeline for the project?
    A forum set in the Takoma Langley Crossroads area will bring together the community, county officials and the Purple Line builders to highlight opportunities associated with this exciting venture.

    Date: Late Fall 2016
    Location: TBD

Previous fora in our Envisioning the Purple Line Series have included:

  • A Purple Line Update

    Date: April 21, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: Montgomery College - Silver Spring Campus

    Event Keynote:
    Maryland Secretary of Transportation, Pete Rahn 

    Moderator:
    WAMU's Transportation Reporter Martin Di Caro 

    Panelists:
    Qingbin Cui, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park; Charles Lattuca, Maryland Transit Administration, Executive Director for Transit Development and Delivery;  Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal.

  • Purple Line and a New College Park
    What does the Purple Line mean for college students, the campus, and the surrounding community? A variety of leaders from College Park and University of Maryland will present the most up-to-date information via panel discussion.

    Date: February 22, 2016, 2:00 pm
    Location: University of Maryland, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Prince George's Room

    Event Panelists: Ken Ulman, Chief Strategy Officer for Economic Development, University of Maryland, College Park; Eric Olson, Executive Director, College Park City - University Partnership; Maya Spaur, Student Government Association - Sustainability Committee; Jeff Kayce, Vice President, the Bozzuto Companies and University of Maryland Alumnus; Andy Fellows, former College Park Mayor; Other panelists will be added as they confirm.

This signature series is an ideal opportunity to connect with project stakeholders, as well as key leaders and community organizers. Historically, Purple Line NOW audiences are knowledgeable about light rail transit and community development, and dedicated to seeing the project through to successful completion.

For more information or to become a sponsor, please see below Sponsorship levels and benefits.

If you have questions, please contact:

Christine Scott, Executive Director
Purple Line NOW
301-500-0756 or cscott@purplelinenow.com


Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor $5,000

Benefits:

  • Prominent sponsor recognition (with logo) on all event-related marketing & promotional materials: save-the-date, invitations, flyers, e-mails and posters 
  • Prominent sponsor listing with logo on all event signage, in the event program, and during opening remarks
  • Sponsor recognition and link from event page and Purple Line NOW's website
  • Company name mentioned in all media advertising: print, online and radio

Featured Sponsor  $2,500

Benefits:

  • Sponsor recognition (with logo) on all event-related marketing & promotional materials, including: save-the-date, invitations, flyers, e-mails and posters
  • Sponsor listing on all event signage with logo, in event program, and during opening remarks
  • Sponsor recognition and link from event page and Purple Line NOW's website

Supporting Sponsor  $1,000

Benefits:

  • Sponsor recognition (with logo) on all event-related marketing & promotional materials, including: invitations, flyers, e-mails and posters. 
  • Sponsor recognition on all event signage, in event program, and during opening remarks
  • Sponsor recognition and link from event page

Engineer Sponsor  $500

Benefits:

  • Sponsor name recognition on all event-related marketing & promotional materials, including:    flyers, e-mails and posters.
  • Sponsor name recognition on all event signage and in event program
  • Sponsor name recognition on event page

Conductor Sponsor  $250

Benefits:

  • Sponsor name recognition on selected event-related marketing & promotional materials
  • Sponsor name recognition on all event signage and in event program
  • Sponsor recognition on the event page

Passenger Sponsor  $100

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