Purple Line Information

EBCA has been following the issue of the Purple Line for a number of years.  In a nutshell, the EBCA voted on the position to preserve the Georgetown Branch of the Capital Crescent Trail.  Past issues of the newsletter have provided periodic updates.

In October, 2008, the Draft Environmental Impact Statement was released. The document can be found at http://www.purplelinemd.com/For a quick summary of the DEIS, read the October 16 Washington Post article.

On November, 18, EBCA testified at the public hearing hosted by the Maryland Transit Authority.  EBCA Testimony Nov. 18

EBCA submitted comments to MTA as part of the DEIS process.  The full 8-page document is available here. For further information, please contact David Saltzman at dsaltzman@turklaw.net.