View campus communications regarding the Purple Line project.

Aug. 16, 2019

College Park Metro Station: Temporary Bus Stop Relocation - 9.1.19

Beginning on or about Sunday, September 1, MDOT MTA Purple Line construction will impact the east side of the College Park Metro Station for approximately nine months. During this time, the College Park Metro bus loop will temporarily close...

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Changes to Campus Drive East of Baltimore Avenue - 8.16.19

The university has been informed by the Purple Line constructors that on or about August 21, Campus Drive east of Baltimore Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction through the underpass, resulting in a traffic pattern shift. 

This partial closure will continue for approximately one year...

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Fall On-Campus Transportation Updates - 7.17.18

Dear Campus Community,

We want to provide some important updates to transportation on campus and commuting options that you will see when the fall semester begins...

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Purple Line Construction Begins Next Week - 6.7.18

Dear Campus Community,

Following up on my recent message to campus about the Purple Line, I want to provide some updates about what to expect in the immediate future. Beginning on June 11, crews will be relocating utilities under some campus roadways and sidewalks, installing and upgrading drainage systems, and removing trees and other plantings. You will also begin to see changes to vehicular traffic patterns. Most of this work will be along or near the future route of the Purple Line...

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The Purple Line is Coming to UMD - 4.5.18

Dear Campus Community,

Our university and surrounding community are in the midst of a tremendous transformation.  Cranes have been a permanent fixture in the air for students, faculty, staff and visitors who have been on our campus of the past several years.  Our Greater College Park initiative to cultivate a vibrant college town has been a driving force behind many of these changes…

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