Silver Spring Transit Center: hard to know whether to laugh or cry

Contest on opening date of troubled transit center. Advocacy group mocks 10 year delay in center’s opening in Silver Spring.

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Silver Spring Transit Center: A change of tone from Metro?

(Bill O'Leary / WASHINGTON POST)

Metro appeared to wash its hands of the troubled project in March. Lately, communication has improved.

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General contractor predicts Silver Spring Transit Center won’t open until mid-2014

(Sarah L. Voisin / The Washington Post)

General contractor disagrees with county’s preferred method for fixing Silver Spring Transit Center.

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Silver Spring Transit Center to get new layer of concrete to address construction flaws

(Cristina Rivero/The Washington Post)

New work on the unfinished Transit Center will address construction woes that have caused delays.

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Silver Spring Transit Center repairs: Latex or epoxy?

(Cristina Rivero/The Washington Post)

What kind of remedial covering is best to treat cracks in the $120 million concrete bus and train hub?

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Dr. Gridlock’s traffic, transit tips: Breakthrough coming on one route

Gainesville commuters are getting a bridge to take Route 29 traffic over railroad tracks.

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Moco, WMATA continue to scuffle as transit center repairs begin

Meanwhile, behind-the-scenes scuffling continues between WMATA and Montgomery County.

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Defending the drive to drive: Planners shouldn’t dictate lifestyle, readers say

(Ricky Carioti / THE WASHINGTON POST)

They address Dr. Gridlock’s question about whether we should devote so much space to Metro station parking.

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Metro awaits tests of Silver Spring Transit Center

(Bill O'Leary / WASHINGTON POST)

Official tells Montgomery County that agency will wait to see results of new tests on troubled $120M hub.

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Transit center may get more tests before repairs begin

(Cristina Rivero/The Washington Post)

Montgomery County still hopes to begin repairs to the Silver Spring Transit Center some time next month