Dr. Gridlock: MWAA


Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 01/17/2014

MWAA to get permanent federal oversight

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, an entity that for many years played by its own rules, will now be subject to permanent federal oversight.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:35 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Testing of Metro’s new Silver Line to start soon, but no firm opening date

Still no firm date as to when Metro’s new Silver Line will open to the public. Testing on the new rail line is set to start next weekend.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:02 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, mwaa

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013

MWAA board expected to meet Wednesday

The latest Silver Line delays are likely to be a hot topic at the final meeting of the year for the MWAA board of directors.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 11/13/2013

MWAA board elects new chairman, vice chairman

Frank M. “Rusty” Conner III was elected the new chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. Warner Session will be the board’s vice chair.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:22 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 11/12/2013

MWAA’s board of directors expected to get Silver Line update, elect new officers

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s board of directors is expected to meet Wednesday when they will be briefed on the handover of the first phase of Silver Line rail project.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:49 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013

MWAA board slated to meet Wednesday

The board of directors for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is slated to meet Wednesday. They are expected to get a update about the Silver Line rail project.

By Lori Aratani  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Silver Line extension may see eight-week delay, officials say

"There's a real question now on when it will be complete," MWAA CEO Jack Potter said.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 06/27/2013

MWAA may get permanent federal oversight

An effort to establish a permanent inspector general to oversee operations at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority may be closer to reality.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:54 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Bruce A. Gates joins the MWAA board

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell has appointed Bruce A. Gates to the board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. He replaces another Virginia representative to the board, Todd Stottlemyer.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:41 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Airports, bruce a. gates, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Silver Line, Bi-County Parkway on MWAA board agenda

Expect questions about Silver Line safety system concerns during the board meeting.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:39 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dulles Airport, metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, Silver Line, Transportation

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 05/16/2013

New radio spots to promote Dulles Airport

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has unveiled a series of radio spots touting international service at Dulles International Airport.

By Lori Aratani  |  09:02 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  airports, dulles international airport, mwaa, washington dulles international airport

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 05:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013

MWAA board to meet Wednesday

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board meets Wednesday and from the looks of it, it will be a pretty full agenda.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Metro Silver Line likely to get a $5 million haircut

Metro's Silver Line will lose $5 million in federal sequestration

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  04:36 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, mwaa, Silver Line

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Video: LaHood says MWAA on the right track

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood praised MWAA officials for efforts to restore public confidence.

By Lori Aratani  |  06:31 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mwaa, ray lahood

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Tony Griffin appointed to MWAA board

Former Fairfax County Executive Tony Griffin has been appointed to the board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:47 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  metropolitan washington airports authority, mwaa

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 11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012

MWAA issues grilled by Congress

‘Corrupt practices’ are cited as a committee hears from airports authority members on Friday.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  inspector general, metropolitan washington airports authority, 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 01:39 PM ET, 03/22/2012

National Airport debuts electric vehicle charging stations

Electric charging stations have arrived at Reagan National Airport. There are four stations up and running, each of which can handle two vehicles at a time.

By Mark Berman  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MWAA, Washington National Airport, airports, Reagan National Airport, Electric Vehicles

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Dulles launches electric vehicle charging stations

Dulles became the latest spot in the Washington region to offer electric vehicles charging stations. There are eight available spaces in one of the airport’s garages.

By Mark Berman  |  02:47 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MWAA, Dulles International Airport, Metropolitan Washington International Airport

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Reagan National Airport sets passenger record

Air traffic at Reagan National Airport grew to record levels last year, serving 18.8 million passengers, according to figures released Tuesday by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

By Michael D. Bolden  |  06:58 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MWAA, BWI, Dulles

Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Virginia member of Airports Authority board steps down

Mame Reily, who was first appointed in 2002 and chaired the Dulles rail committee, cited health reasons for her departure.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:07 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MWAA, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011

Airports authority meets to discuss contracts, Dulles rail project

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority meets to discuss the Dulles rail project and other business.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MWAA, Dulles, Reagan National Airport

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/03/2010

Snelling re-elected as airports chairman

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which oversees the operations of Dulles International and Reagan National airports, has re-elected Charles D. Snelling, a federal appointee and Republican Party activist, as its chairman.

By Derek Kravitz  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Airports, Airports | Tags:  MWAA