My Thoughts on the Purple Line

Although I believe that the positives of the Purple Line will outweigh the negatives, the transit line comes at a high cost. And many residents, including myself, are frustrated.

As I have been knocking on doors in Bethesda and Chevy Chase over the past several weeks, residents have been sharing their thoughts with me about the Purple Line project.

Many people are opposed to the purple line and even the proponents here have serious concerns. They are concerned that the project will destroy what is now a …

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Bethesda Development Plan Doesn’t Offer What the Residents Want

Bethesda Development Plan Doesn’t Offer What the Residents Want

Like many Bethesda area residents, I share the frustration described in this article (no relation to the author). The development plans in Bethesda, Westbard, and elsewhere offer little more than taller buildings and more traffic. We need land use decisions that provide what the residents actually want: more parks, public spaces; development plans that reflect the personality, and diversity of our community.

From the article: “We are told the Montgomery County Planning Board has a “Master Plan.” As best as I can tell, the Master Plan is …

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