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Another Battle Over Light Rail And Rapid Buses Looming In Maryland

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Light rail or rapid buses. Those were the choices in Maryland for the Purple Line, a mass transit system that would run from New Carrollton to Bethesda. Light rail won out.

The same battle is taking shape with the Corridor Cities Transitway, which would run from the Shady Grove Metro station out to Clarksburg, Maryland. Even though the Montgomery County council recommended light rail, the fight is far from over.

Matt Bush reports...

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