Tysons Update Spring 2022

With Construction Boom, County Adds Emergency Services in Tysons As high-rise, high-density residential and commercial development booms in Tysons, fueled in part by the 2014 arrival of the Silver Line, so has the need for the expansion of emergency services. For proof, just [...]

Silver Line Phase 2: Progressing Toward Safe, Reliable Service in Spring 2022

Trains running along corridor as part of essential  ongoing safety, durability testing In December, trains were running along the corridor between the Ashburn and Wiehle-Reston East stations as part of simulated service testing. There were no passengers aboard. Observers along [...]

Tysons Update

Reston Town Center Next Rising Up Along Silver Line Phase 2 Alignment As the region’s economy continues its post-pandemic upswing, so do new mixed-use developments near the new rail stations along the Silver Line corridor. For example, new construction between Reston Town [...]

The End of the Line: Congresswoman Wexton Visits the Silver Line Phase 2’s Ashburn Station

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, serving Virginia’s 10th District, recently paid a visit to the Ashburn Metrorail Station – the final stop for Phase 2 of the Silver Line, a 23-mile extension of Metro, the Washington, DC, region’s heavy rail public [...]

Tysons Silver Line Update: Progress Continues as Leaders Target September Deadline

Phase 2 of the Silver Line, which will extend Metrorail service from the Wiehle Reston East Station west to Ashburn, will be ready for transfer from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (Airports Authority) to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority [...]

Charles Stark, Executive Director of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, Talks About Phase 2

For the past seven years, Charles Stark has been the executive director in charge of The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. Now he has announced he will be retiring in July, a few weeks after announcing that the project, labeled the Silver [...]

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