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ABOUT THE PLAN | The Dulles rail project is a proposed 23-mile extension of Metrorail from Falls Church to Dulles International Airport that would ferry about 60,000 passengers a day along Virginia's busiest jobs corridor.


Metrorail could bring relief to the Dulles corridor, where rush hour comes to a halt on Route 7 in Tysons Corner. (By Ricky Carioti -- The Washington Post)

Latest Headlines

Officials in charge of the Metrorail extension to Dulles International Airport and Loudoun County struck down a proposed outdoor site for the airport station, citing the cost and scope of the project and its potential to mar views of the architecturally significant main terminal.
 
Dulles Toll rates rise 25 cents per trip on New Year's Day (Post, December 31, 2010; 9:36 PM)
 
Airport board's rifts widen in divisive talks over leader (Post, February 27, 2011)
 
D.C. area airports board bitterly divided in search for new executive (Post, February 27, 2011; 12:00 AM)
 
Neighbors bracing for rail yard expansion (Post, January 17, 2011)
 
Falls Church community braces for rail yard expansion (Post, January 16, 2011; 7:07 PM)
 
Push underway to lure conference center, biotech firms to Fairfax County (Post, January 13, 2011; 12:03 AM)
 
Effort underway to lure business to Fairfax (Post, January 13, 2011)
 
Officials drop one site considered for Metro station at Dulles (Post, January 7, 2011)
 
Officials drop one site considered for Dulles Metro station (Post, January 6, 2011; 6:28 PM)
 
Dr. Gridlock: Your traffic and transit questions (washingtonpost.com, January 3, 2011; 12:00 PM)
 
Dulles Toll Road drivers ring in new year with 25-cent hike (Post, January 1, 2011)
 
Dulles Toll rates rise 25 cents per trip on New Year's Day (Post, December 31, 2010; 9:36 PM)
 
Local Digest (Post, December 28, 2010)
 
Dr. Gridlock: Your traffic and transit questions (washingtonpost.com, December 20, 2010; 12:00 PM)
 
Residents take aim at cost of Tysons improvements (Post, December 17, 2010)
 
Residents balk at cost of Tysons Corner transportation improvements (Post, December 16, 2010; 6:09 PM)
 
Ticket worth it, some Tysons drivers think (Post, December 11, 2010)
 
Ticket for left turn? Some Tysons drivers risking it. (Post, December 10, 2010; 9:06 PM)
 
Auditor is expected on Dulles rail project (Post, December 8, 2010)
 
Lawmaker calls for auditor for over-budget Dulles Metrorail project (Post, December 7, 2010; 7:40 PM)
 

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