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November 21, Critics say Doug Duncan’s support for Purple Line has changed in key ways over the years, from Washington Post

November 15, Pedestrians to get no help in upcounty intersection problems, from Sentinel

November 13, Virginia, not Maryland, is where transit action is today, from Washington Post

November 6, Pedestrians Complain Montgomery Co. Intersection Too Hard to Cross, from WRC

October 17, Maryland delays Board of Public Works vote on Purple Line proposal, from Washington Post

October 10, Maryland schools celebrate walk to school day, from Frederick News-Post

September 30, Parking changes possible for Montgomery County restaurants, from Gazette

September 25, Silver Spring Transit Center: hard to know whether to laugh or cry, from Washington Post

September 11, Metro riders eager for all-night bus service, from Washington Post

August 11, Gansler sees Maryland's future in Purple Line, from WTOP

July 11, Montgomery ready to start repairs at Silver Spring Transit Center, from Gazette

June 30, Riders give Metro overall favorable marks, from Washington Post

June 19, Plan would create pedestrian crossing under Md. 355, from WTOP

June 12, ACT meeting first to learn of delay in Silver Line, from WTOP

June 10, Dan Reed debates Paula Bienenfeld on bus rapid transit, from WTTG

June 5, Pedestrian fatalities jump in Montgomery County, from Examiner

May 17, Montgomery County residents speak out on bus rapid transit, from WTOP

May 15, College Park Metro station closing this weekend despite University of Maryland's commencement, from WTTG

May 14, Metro work to close College Park station during U-Md. commencement weekend, from Washington Post

May 9, Purple Line plan would narrow traffic on University Boulevard, from Washington Post

Apr 26, Silver Spring Transit Center: Metro backs out, from WJLA

Apr 23, Silver Spring Transit Center celebrates not-so-Sweet Sixteen, from WTTG

Apr 17, Buses could use I-66 shoulders in 2014, from WTOP

Apr 1, BRT supporter: Repurposing Rockville Pike lane would work, from BethesdaNow

Mar 26, Activists say transit priority essential to traffic relief, from Gazette

Mar 24, Metrorail’s goal is a self-service system, but today’s riders can find basics baffling, from Washington Post

Mar 20, Community reacts to Silver Spring Transit Center remediation report, from Gazette

Mar 19, Bus rapid transit: Will it solve traffic problems in MoCo?, from WTOP

Mar 16, Transportation hearing draws crowd, opposition in Md., from WTOP

Mar 14, Pedestrians, bicyclists vs. cars: 12 crashes in 10 weeks, from Silver Spring Patch

Mar 13, U.S. 29, a popular alternate to I-95 in Maryland, from WTOP

Mar 6, Nearly 40 testify at Chevy Chase Lake hearing, from Chevy Chase Patch

Feb 20, New coalition to push for Purple Line funds, from College Park Patch

Feb 17, Metro could build support for its grand plans for the future with some simple fixes today, from Washington Post

Feb 14, Roger Berliner: Saving Purple Line requires governor's involvement, from WTOP

Feb 13, Advocates continue push for Purple Line, BRT amid gloomy news, from Bethesda Now

Feb 13, Metro turns to commuters for improvement tips, from WTOP

Feb 5, Montgomery County Council OKs accessory apartments, from Examiner

Feb 2, Pedestrian safety concerns persist in Montgomery County, from WTOP

Jan 30, Residents speak out on pedestrian dangers, from Gazette

Jan 16, Leggett proposes $7.5 million more for Silver Spring Transit Center, from Gazette

Jan 10, Silver Spring stop on Purple Line would be 80 feet in air, from Examiner

Jan 9, 2013, Commuters demand answers about Silver Spring Transit Center delay, from WJLA, Washington Post, Examiner, and Gazette

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Harry Sanders Tribute

Harry Sanders

In Memoriam
Harry Sanders 1946-2010

Father of the Purple Line.
Founder of the Action Committee for Transit and Purple Line Now.

The only cause that meant more to Harry than the Purple Line was good citizenship. How you reached the goal was just as important as where you arrived.

ACT was founded in 1986 by six people in Harry's living room. We look forward today to a ride on the Purple Line through a more livable Montgomery County only because of Harry Sanders' perseverance. Through good times and bad, he pursued a vision of people working together on behalf of the community.

Video tribute to Harry Sanders

Obituary from Washington Post and from the Gazette

Blog tributes from Just Up the Pike , Wayne Phyillaier, Valerie Ervin, David Alpert, Richard Layman, Barnaby Zall, Alan Banov and Adam Pagnucco

Montgomery County Council Mourns Passing Of Activist Resident Harry Sanders

Montgomery County Pays Tribute to Harry Sanders from Maryland Politics Watch