TYSONS, Va. — It is kind of hard to believe, but after last winter’s snow drought was followed by some measurable March snow, we’re already into our second winter storm of the 2013-2014 winter. In as many days, no less. The snow wasn’t really measurable yesterday; just enough to make it pretty before the mixed [...]
Silver Line To Start Service In April, Says Warner – WAMU
The first phase of Metro’s new Silver Line will delayed until April 2014 according to Virginia Senator Mark Warner. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is building the Silver Line and will then turn it over to the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Warner says Metro will fail [...]
WTOP Exclusive: Silver Line opening delayed until January – WTOP
I can’t say I was surprised when I saw this tweet this afternoon:
WTOP has learned Metro’s Silver Line will not likely open before the end of 2013.More on @wtop and WTOP.com. @wmata
— ariashe (@ariashe) June 12, 2013
Once the Bechtel Corporation completes the work and the airport [...]
In the last few weeks, Metro rail cars have begun traveling up and down the Silver Line. The tracks, at least east of Tysons, have been energized and testing is ongoing.
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Big changes are coming when the Silver Line opens, some of them outlined in this Dr. Gridlock update from earlier [...]
But Ol’ Man Winter, he just keeps trollin’ along.
TYSONS, Va. — Just outside the Capital Beltway, 4 inches of spring snow have accumulated.
Travel between Alexandria’s West End through Arlington (Ballston in particular) to Tysons was fine. Slushy on occasion, but not icy.
PREVIOUSLY: Alexandria, Va. March 25, 2013 snow fall total at 8:35 a.m.
The Silver Line, the largest expansion of the Metro rail system, is progressing to the point that un-powered “clearance car” rail cars are now being pushed up and down the track. I saw one on Friday.
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The first phase of the project, from Whiele Ave. to East Falls Church via Tysons [...]
TYSONS, Va. — The last snow fall total for the day comes from Tysons. I’m calling this 1 ½ inches, the highest total I recorded.
Falls Church, Va.
Mount Vernon, Va.
Stone Harbor, N.J.
Murrell’s Inlet, S.C.
Pawley’s Island, S.C.
Tysons Corner is unofficially dropping the ‘corner’ from its name – The Post
Officials consider Tysons Corner name change – WTOP
I have been saying for years that they ought to just make it official and call the Tysons Corner area, “Tysons” and give it a mailing address. From The Post story a few weeks ago:
If it [...]
TYSONS CORNER, Va. — Something that I think people forgot in all the antipathy between fans of the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies and their fans is the Nats won season series victory last year. That won me a cheesesteak from a friend who follows the Phillies, the Ombudsman. It was only the second [...]