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Organizational Supporters of the Light Rail Purple Line
updated: February 2011

* Denotes Coalition member organizations

Businesses and Institutions:

  1. American Automobile Association, Mid Atlantic Region*
  2. Atlantech Online*
  3. Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce*
  4. Banneker Ventures
  5. Behnke Nurseries
  6. Bud Miller Associates
  7. Chevy Chase Land Company*
  8. College Park Gateway Properties
  9. Colonial Parking
  10. Draiman Properties*
  11. EagleBank*
  12. Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce*
  13. Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce*
  14. Greater Washington Board of Trade*
  15. Gateway Georgia Avenue CDC, Inc.
  16. Greenfields, Inc.*
  17. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County*
  18. Hyatt Regency Bethesda*
  19. Innovative Business Interiors
  20. KCE Structural Engineers
  21. Landmark Companies*
  22. Lee Development Group (LDG)
  23. Maryland's International Corridor Development Corporation*
  24. McShea & Co.*
  25. Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce*
  26. The Michael Companies
  27. PH Rockwood Corp.
  28. Phillips International, Inc.*
  29. Prince George's County Board of Trade*
  30. Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce*
  31. Quantum Companies*
  32. Sandglass Dynamic Web Solutions, Inc.*
  33. Statland and Katz, Inc.
  34. Stonebridge Associates, Inc.*
  35. Stout and Teague, Inc.
  36. Suburban Hospital
  37. Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Auth., Inc. (CDA)*
  38. Toole Design Group
  39. Universal Janitorial*
  40. Washington Adventist Hospital*

Trade Unions and Labor, Minority or Women's Advocacy Organizations:

  1. AFL-CIO - Washington DC Metro Council*
  2. United Food and Commercial Workers - Local 400*
  3. Amalgamated Transit Union - Local 689*
  4. CASA of Maryland, Inc.*
  5. Jews United for Justice*
  6. Latino Economic Development Corporation of Md.
  7. League of United Latin American Citizens, Montgomery County Chapter
  8. UFCW - Local 1994 MCGEO*
  9. NAACP - Montgomery County Chapter*
  10. National Organization of Women, Maryland Chapter*
  11. Progressive Maryland*
  12. SEIU, Local 500
  13. Washington DC Building and Construction Trades Council *

Civic Organizations:

  1. Action Langley Park*
  2. Allied Civic Group*
  3. Calvert Hills Citizens Association* (College Park)
  4. College Park Woods Civic Association (College Park)
  5. Gateway Coalition* (Silver Spring/D.C.)
  6. Greater Colesville Civic Association
  7. Indian Springs Citizens Association*
  8. Kemp Mill Civic Association (Wheaton)
  9. Long Branch Neighborhood Initiative*
  10. Linden Civic Association* (Silver Spring)
  11. Locust Hill Citizens Association (Bethesda)
  12. North College Park Citizens Association (College Park)
  13. North Woodside/Montgomery Hills Civic Association
  14. Northern Chevy Chase Citizens Association
  15. Park View Citizens Association* (Chevy Chase)
  16. Progressive Cheverly
  17. Rock Creek Coalition*
  18. Silver Spring Advocates
  19. South Silver Spring Neighborhood Association
  20. South Four Corners Citizens Association*
  21. Templeton Knolls Civic Association
  22. West College Park Citizens Association*
  23. Wheaton Citizens Coalition*
  24. Woodside Civic Association* (Silver Spring)
  25. Woodside Forest Civic Association (Silver Spring)
  26. Yarrow Civic Association (College Park)*

Municipalities or Other Government Entities:

  1. Town of Brentwood
  2. City of Bowie
  3. City of College Park
  4. Town of Edmonston
  5. City of Greenbelt
  6. City of Riverdale Park
  7. City of Takoma Park*
  8. Montgomery County Council
  9. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett
  10. Montgomery County Planning Board
  11. Prince George's County Council
  12. Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson
  13. Silver Spring Regional Advisory Board
  14. Silver Spring Urban District
  15. Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee
  16. Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board

Transit, Environmental and Planning Advocacy Organizations:

  1. Action Committee for Transit*
  2. American Institute of Architects - Potomac Valley Chapter Smart Growth Committee*
  3. American Planning Association, National Capital Area Chapter
  4. Chesapeake Bay Foundation*
  5. Chesapeake Climate Action Network*
  6. Citizens Against Beltway Expansion*
  7. Citizens Planning Association of Montgomery County*
  8. Clean Energy Partnership*
  9. Clean Water Action*
  10. Coalition for Smarter Growth*
  11. Environment Maryland*
  12. For A Rural Montgomery*
  13. Montgomery Countryside Alliance* (formerly Solutions Not Sprawl)
  14. Maryland League of Conservation Voters*
  15. Maryland Public Interest Research Group*
  16. Maryland Transit Coalition
  17. Natural Resources Defense Council
  18. Friends of Maryland*
  19. Prince George's Advocates for Community-Based Transit
  20. Sierra Club, D.C. Chapter
  21. Sierra Club, Montgomery County Group

Educational Institutions and Student Organizations:

  1. Clean Energy of UMD
  2. Community Roots
  3. University Commuters Association of the University of Maryland
  4. Intelligent Transportation Society of Maryland, U.Md. Student Chapter
  5. Rethink College Park
  6. Student Government Association of the U. of Md.
  7. Graduate Student Government of the U. of Md.
  8. Hispanic Heritage Coalition
  9. Latino Student Union
  10. Black Student Union
  11. NAACP
  12. Residents Hall Association
  13. MaryPIRG
  14. University of Maryland, College Park
  15. University of Maryland, University College

Bicycling and Pedestrian Advocacy Organizations:

  1. National Center for Bicycling & Walking*
  2. College Park Area Bicyclists Coalition*
  3. Maryland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
  4. Perils for Pedestrians
  5. Washington Area Bicyclist Association

Other Civic Organizations:

  1. League of Women Voters, Montgomery County Chapter*
  2. Voters for a Better Blair*

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