The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is again pushing back its expected completion date for construction of the new Silver Line through Tysons Corner.
The first phase of Metro’s $2.8 billion extension in Virginia is now expected to be completed in November to open in early 2014.
Just months out from the launch of the new Silver Line, a recent study conducted by Metro is causing officials to reevaluate expectations of monthly ridership, and not for the better.
Metro has released a new map detailing the upcoming Silver Line that will connect Loudoun County in Virginia to Prince George’s County in Maryland by way of downtown Washington.
Officials are investigating the low-speed derailment of a test train on Metrorail’s new silver line.
The $2.8 billion extension of the D.C. region’s Metrorail system known as the Silver Line is now about two months behind schedule.
For those living and working in Virginia, or D.C. dwellers who’d like to get to Fairfax and Loudoun counties without getting behind the wheel of a car, the fact that Phase 2 of the Silver Line is finally getting underway should come as good news.
With the addition of the Silver Line, Metro is in the process of updating the current map.
Fairfax County residents and others with questions about the looming addition of the Silver Line to the Metrorail system will be able to pose questions to county officials.
Two northern Virginia congressmen want to study the possibility of extending the Metro transit system to Centreville in western Fairfax County and Woodbridge in Prince William County.