The State of NoVa: Metro


Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Extend Metro to Centreville, Woodbridge and Ft. Belvoir? Connolly and Moran put idea on table

Reps. Connolly and Moran want transit in projected growth areas

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Centreville, Woodbridge, Fairfax County, Prince William County, Traffic | Tags:  Metro, Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran, Centreville, Va., Fort Belvoir, Va., Woodbridge, Va.

Posted at 01:11 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Nationals fans on Metro head back to NoVa in large numbers after games, WMATA data shows

Analysis of WMATA data show Vienna, Arlington are popular exits.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:11 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Sports, NoVa, Vienna | Tags:  Metro, WMATA, Washington Nationals, Northern Virginia

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Loudoun Supervisor Ken Reid explains his ‘Yes’ vote on extending the Metro Silver Line to Loudoun

The former opponent of Dulles rail endorsed the Silver Line with the creation of a special tax district in Ashburn.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:54 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun County, Metro | Tags:  Loudoun County, Ken Reid, Silver Line Metro

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 04/06/2012

New Fairfax Metro station names are so boring

No spark, no real local flavor. No stations named after rock stars. Just the place where they’re located.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:30 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Fairfax County

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Correct Fairfax Metro station names are all here

Metro is looking for new names for the new Silver Line stations. Here’s what they should be.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:00 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Fairfax County, Reston, Herndon | Tags:  Metro

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Tysons Metro parking? Fuhgeddaboutit

The four new Metro stations at Tysons Corner are only two years away. And there is NO parking planned for any of them. Zero. Fairfax County is working on renting parking space, but that’s only short-term.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:51 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tyson's Corner, Metro, Development

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 07/20/2011

MWAA wants $7 million expansion? Really? Now?? (UPDATE: Station going above ground)

As the controversial decision to locate the Dulles Metro station above ground reaches a turning point, The Post reveals that MWAA wants to build itself a $7.2 million addition.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:48 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dulles International Airport, Metro | Tags:  Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Dulles Metro, Virginia

Posted at 04:50 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Ken Cuccinelli wants Dulles rail to die

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli told WMAL on Friday that the Dulles rail project is an economic boondoggle that should be killed, and that he would challenge any project labor agreements.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:50 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Dulles International Airport | Tags:  Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia

Posted at 04:25 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Traffic update: Loudoun pulling out of Metro? An Outer Beltway?

Loudoun is considering pulling its funding from Metro, talk of The Outer Beltway is raising its head, and other new NoVa transportation news.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:25 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Traffic, Metro, Loudoun County, Prince William County | Tags:  Dulles Metro, Virginia

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Dulles Metro: Underground means 50 cents more in tolls; architect endorses underground

Building an underground Metro station at Dulles Airport will cost toll road drivers 50 cents more per trip than an aboveground station. Also, a famed architect endorses underground.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dulles International Airport, Metro | Tags:  Dulles Metro, Cesar Pelli, Virginia

Posted at 04:46 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Dulles Metro station battle to heat up today (WITH POLL)

Opposition to building the Metro station underground at Dulles International Airport is heating up. Vote in our poll — above ground or below ground?

By Tom Jackman  |  04:46 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dulles International Airport, Metro | Tags:  Dulles Metro station, Virginia