Broad Coalition to Gather in Annapolis Monday for Transit Night

Posted March 6, 2015 /

MEDIA ADVISORY

March 5, 2015

 

Contacts

Susana Flores, CASA, (240) 706-2624 sflores@wearecasa.org
Kelly Blynn, Coalition for Smarter Growth, (610) 220-5378, kelly@smartergrowth.net
Ralph Bennett, Purple Line Now, (301) 602-6185, ralph@bfmarch.com

Broad Coalition to Gather in Annapolis Monday for Transit Night

Over 100 transit supporters to send strong message to build the Purple and Red Lines now

 

ANNAPOLIS, MD – This Monday night, transit riders, business leaders, elected officials, and environmentalists will travel to Annapolis for Transit Night. Participants will meet with elected officials asking them to send a strong message to Governor Hogan that Maryland needs the Purple and Red Lines now and any delay is not an option for these two critical transit projects that will create thousands of jobs for Marylanders.

WHO:

  • Over 100 transit riders, community members, business leaders, small business owners, environmentalists, and other supporters of the Purple and Red Lines.
  • Elected officials including County Council Presidents George Leventhal (Montgomery County) and Mel Franklin (Prince George’s County), Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and other delegates and officials to be confirmed.
  • Organizing partners of the event include Coalition for Smarter Growth, Purple Line Now, Action Committee for Transit, CASA, Maryland Sierra Club, Montgomery County Young Democrats, Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Red Line Now, the Fair Development Coalition, and the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance.

 

WHAT:    Transit Night supporting the Purple and Red Lines

WHEN: Monday, March 9th

5:30-7:00pm Lobby Meetings

7:00pm Press conference in Anne Arundel Delegation Room, Room 142, Lowe House Office Building, Annapolis, MD

 

Coalition Partners
Coalition for Smarter Growth, Purple Line Now, Action Committee for Transit, CASA, Maryland Sierra Club, Montgomery County Young Democrats, Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Red Line Now, the Fair Development Coalition, and the Central Maryland Transportation Alliance

 

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