Learn more about the Purple Line through related community events and meetings listed below.
Purple Line NOW Press Conference
PLEASE mark your calendar for an important collaborative event that Purple Line NOW is organizing along with a coalition of organizations including Action Committee for Transit, CASA and the Fair Development Coalition, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Coalition for Smarter Growth, DC Area Ironworkers Movement for Justice, Laborers Local 11, Purple Line Corridor Coalition, Sierra Club, City of Takoma Park, and Washington Area Bicyclist Association. More organizations will be added as they accept our invitation.
We ask you to gather at the brand new downtown Silver Spring Library (900 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910) at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2 for a press conference - media is invited. We are working on the program right now and will send updates as the event comes together, but we ask you to join us that morning to show your support to make sure we send a clear message that we want the Purple Line back on track. And don't forget to wear your purple!
Stay tuned for the next forum in the Envisioning the Purple Line series.
Residents, businesses, and stakeholders located near the new transit line’s route are hungry for information about the Purple Line project. PLN is currently hosting an informative and innovative series of individual forums led by leading experts in their fields. Two forums have already occurred and have been well-attended by community, elected officials, and the press. Past forum topics have included The Purple Line and a New College Park, A Purple Line Update and The Denver Eagle Commuter Rail Lines: A Successful Public/Private Partnership Project. Upcoming events will include:
- To Be Scheduled: The Purple Line and Available Jobs
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
Upcoming Events and Meetings