At end of the line, a new start: Transit-based community envisioned at Ashburn Station

Group hopes the area at the end of the Silver Line can be a transit-based urban community.

Silver Line update: Work begins on Loudoun Gateway Metro station

Silver Line officials said motorists should watch for construction vehicles entering the roadway and for lane and shoulder closures.


Metro moves make no sense to Orange Line rider

(Dominic Bracco II / The Washington Post)

And speaking of unexplainable behavior, he says, what’s everyone doing on the platform?


Metro passengers react to the prospect of a six-month shutdown

Metro passengers at the McPherson Square station discuss how inconvenient it would be if their Metro line closes for six months for repairs.


Metrorail is closing on Wednesday. These passengers aren’t happy

Metro announced that its entire rail system would cease operations for 24 hours beginning midnight Wednesday so crews can inspect cables throughout the system. Here are how some riders feel about the shutdown.

Metro track-work strategies baffle some riders

Shortening up lines can increase delays -- and confusion -- during track repairs.

Costs mount for phase 2 of the Silver Line

Officials say the price tag for the 13-month delay will likely be higher once all the bill have been totaled up.

Metro’s Silver Line back on tracks

Metro’s Silver Line will be running today after being idled on Friday

Silver Line trains single-tracking between McLean and Tysons Corner


Fairfax County news in brief

Blasting begins near Dulles Airport, volunteers needed Monday at Dyke Marsh, and more news.