It’s Coming, Like It Or Not: The Purple Line

The 5.6 billion dollar budget for the new purple line was approved today. The Washington Post online just published an overview of the controversial sections of the line which is targeted to open in 2022. You can play bird and follow the entire route with MDOT’s video flyover below:

Purple line right of way in silver spring MD

In the meantime, let’s enjoy the last bits of wilderness while we can. (This section of a right-of-way for the future Purple Line in Silver Spring comes after the end of the current Capital Crescent Trail. )