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County Leaders Push for Details About Purple Line Delays and Federal Funding

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner urged the state on Thursday to push for an expedited ruling by a federal judge in a longstanding lawsuit that has delayed the start of construction of the long-planned Purple Line between Bethesda and New Carrollton.

Berliner told the state’s Purple Line project director Charles Lattuca that county leaders believed that state and federal transit officials had provided U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon with the information he needed to issue a ruling and further delay would only hurt the project.

“We need to make it clear we need a ruling from the judge,” Berliner told Lattucca during Thursday’s joint meeting of the transportation committees of the councils of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s headquarters in Laurel. “My perspective is we have satisfied the judge’s ruling.”

Read the full article from Bethesda Magazine.

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