April 7, 2016. The Maryland Board of Public works votes to approve the Purple Line contract.
July 9, 2015. MCPS releases plans for new B-CC middle school, and plans to break ground in September.
July 7, 2015. Governor Hogan decides that the Purple Line can proceed, with a smaller contribution from the State of Maryland, and recommends several cost-saving measures.
December 4, 2014. The MTA has delayed the bid proposal process for two months, to give incoming Governor Hogan more time to study the project. To read more, click here.
July 29, 2014. Several environmental groups and individual citizens have notified federal agencies that they plan to file suit under the Endangered Species Act over the proposed Purple Line unless the government studies the project's potential impacts on two endangered species and acts for their protection. For information, go to the Purple Line section of our Issues page.
December 13, 2013. Coquelin Run helps form the Coalition of Purple Line Neighborhoods, which represents fifteen communities of more than 6,000 households along the entire span of the Purple Line alignment in Montgomery County. The purpose of the Coalition is to work collaboratively with the MTA and officials at the Federal, State, and County level to find ways to mitigate the impact of the Purple Line on our communities and quality of life.
October 17, 2013. CRCA provides its comments on the Purple Line Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), which you can view by clicking here. For the latest Purple Line news, please see our Issues page.
July 26, 2013. The County Council approved a Sector Plan for the Chevy Chase Lake area by an 8-1 vote. For more information on the Sector Plan, please see our Issues page.