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Route 1 Will Be Fine Without the Purple Line

The outlook for the Purple Line looks grimmer than ever. The proposed 16 mile light-rail line running from New Carrollton to Bethesda has faced repeated setbacks, including a federal judge’s decision to strip the project of federal approval. In an … Continue reading

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The Purple Line Gets the Nod from Obama

President Obama has recommended building the Purple Line, a light-rail line that would pass through Riverdale Park and the University of Maryland campus. In a proposed budget released this week, Obama included $100 million as a first payment toward the … Continue reading

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Ride the Purple Line

The Purple Line won’t open until 2020, but you can see what it will look like to ride it with this series of short videos. Using a jerry-rigged dashboard cam, the Hyattsville Wire drove a section of the planned route … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Homes Selling Well

On average, Hyattsville homes have sold for about one percent more than the listing price — the best ratio in the Washington area. That’s according to a study by RealEstate Business Intelligence for the Washington Post. The study found that … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park’s Elevated Train Station

The Purple Line station in Riverdale Park will be one of the few places the planned light-rail line is elevated. The 16-mile transit line, which will run from New Carrollton to Bethesda when it opens in 2020, mostly runs along … Continue reading

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