Dr. Gridlock: Dulles Rail


Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 11/05/2013

A sneak peek tour of the Silver Line

Some images from a sneak peek tour of the soon-to-be-open Silver Line rail extension. The $5.6 billion project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in the U.S.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:28 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles rail, Metro, Silver Line, WMATA

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Capital Rail Constructors group wins Silver Line contract

Capital Rail Constructors has won the contract to build the second phase of the Silver Line rail extension, which will include a stop at Dulles International Airport.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:40 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles rail, Metro, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Explaining the price tag for Phase 2 of the Silver Line

A contract to design and build the second phase of the Silver Line rail extension to Dulles Airport is only one of several that will be awarded as part of the project.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:26 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dulles rail, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Joslyn Williams nominated for MWAA board

Joslyn Williams, the AFL-CIO’s Metropolitan Washington Council head, gets an MWAA nomination.

By Lori Aratani  |  07:42 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority; dulles rail; joslyn williams, mwaa

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Norton introduces MWAA reform bill

The authority has recently come under fire for awarding contracts without competitive bidding.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracting, dulles rail, dulles rail extension, eleanor holmes-norton, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, ray lahood

Posted at 02:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012

MWAA board meets to talk travel, ethics reforms

The airports authority will discuss a series of reforms it hopes will help repair its scandal-plagued image.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:59 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, metropolitan washington airports authority, dulles rail, silver line

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Fairfax County suggests names for Metro Silver Line stations

Previous possibilities had included too many references to Tysons. The Fairfax board is scheduled to discuss the names Tuesday.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  02:51 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. Metro System, WMATA, Metro, Washington Metro System, Dulles Rail, Silver Line

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 07/30/2010

Warning for Tysons walkers, cyclists

Fences are going up around the work zone for the Tysons Central 7 Metrorail station to prevent walkers and bikers from entering the zone to cross Route 7, the Dulles Metrorail project announced today. Project managers want them to use a crosswalk at Gosnell Road/Westpark Drive to cross the busy roadway.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:25 PM ET, 07/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Construction, Construction, Construction, Construction, Construction | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Rail

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/07/2010

Where should Metrorail stop?

In my Dr. Gridlock column on Sunday, Joan Pifer of Great Falls and I discussed where we'd like to see the Dulles Metro line stop -- not that we really have any choice about it. She'd like it to serve Wolf Trap and the Reston Town Center after the line gets west of Tysons Corner.

By Robert Thomson  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Transit | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Dulles Rail