Lori Aratani

Transportation and development reporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Lori

Why isn’t Metro offering free rides on the Silver Line? Answers to that and other questions.

  • Jul 26, 2014

11.4-mile transit project was the most expensive in the region’s history, with 11 more miles still to be built.

  • Jul 26, 2014

Which do you like better -- Metro’s newest Silver Line spot or the Express’ Silver Line song?

  • Jul 24, 2014

Dozens of VIPs including the U.S Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are expected to attend opening ceremonies for the Silver Line.

  • Jul 24, 2014

The restaurant’s debut is part of an ambitious effort by officials to remake the airports’ dining and retail options.

  • Jul 23, 2014

What did Mark Kawar do on his day off? He rode Metro -- all day and all night long.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Fairfax County officials want to encourage folks to find other ways of getting to the new Silver Line stations in Tysons and Reston, but for those determined to drive, here are some options for parking.

  • Jul 21, 2014

Tysons Corner prepares for commuters on the hunt for a space near the new rail service.

  • Jul 20, 2014

This list details some of the expenses that pushed the Silver Line’s first phase over its original budget.

  • Jul 16, 2014

Uber is targeting the family market with a service that provides vehicles with child safety seats.

  • Jul 14, 2014

A series of charts and documents collected by The Post illustrate how and why Dulles Toll Road users are paying more than originally anticipated.

  • Jul 14, 2014

Tolls are the rail project’s only open-ended funding source, making them a tempting target.

  • Jul 12, 2014

New York executive Ryan Simonetti says he hopes the company will learn from his experience.

  • Jul 10, 2014

CEO says he was “kidnapped” by an Uber driver and taken on a “high-speed chase.

  • Jul 9, 2014

Critics argue that Metro could fit additional trains through the Rosslyn tunnel, which serves the Blue, Orange and soon-to-be-open Silver Line.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Wait times getting you down? Blue Line riders have bus options.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Blue Line riders will face longer waits between trains, but Metro says Yellow Line service could be an option.

  • Jul 6, 2014

The cab companies say that Uber is creating an anti-competitive environment.

  • Jul 3, 2014

The addition of eight-car trains during rush hour on the Blue Line means room for roughly 200 more passengers.

  • Jul 2, 2014

Game lets you design a solar system of your own that would last 500 years.

  • Jun 30, 2014
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About Lori

Lori Aratani writes about how people live, work and play in the D.C. region for The Post’s Transportation and Development team. She grew up in California and graduated from Boston University, where she learned the real meaning of cold weather.