County Council Approves Purple Line Station Amendment

This morning the County Council unanimously approved theBethesda Purple Line station minor master planamendment, which includes new zoning and a Capital Crescent Trail tunnel design for a preferred Bethesda Purple Line station; i.e., under the Apex Building at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue. Before that can happen, the owner of the building and the county have to negotiate a financial deal so that the building can be razed and the Purple Line station built underneath it.  [See for details.]

The Planning Board is scheduled to adopt the approved plan amendment on Thursday, February 20, 2014; the full Planning Commission is scheduled to adopt the plan amendment on March 19.

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