Purple Line Transit Partners Seeks Subcontractors and Vendors for Maryland's Newest Light Rail System

The Purple Line will operate light rail vehicles mainly in dedicated or exclusive lanes, allowing for fast, reliable transit operations. Twenty-one stations are planned along the route, creating new connections between communities and neighborhoods. As the Purple Line’s owner, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is the lead agency, working with the support and close coordination of a team that includes the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Montgomery and Prince George's counties, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, the Maryland State Highway Administration, and local municipalities in the project area.