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Generations in the making, the first phase of Metro’s Silver Line is open

Saturday afternoon was a big day for transportation in Northern Virginia and greater Washington, D.C. – the first phase of the Silver Line opened between Whiele Ave-Reston and East Falls Church. Five new stations, including four in Tysons, one of the largest office districts in the U.S., are now in service providing greater connectivity for

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@Metro_Nomad’s valiant effort to visit every Metro station falls five short

On Saturday, Steve Ander @Metro_Nomad , a Northern Virginia resident, set out to visit every station on the Metro system, defined as such: The carefully crafted itinerary will keep him riding until he has stopped — and exited for a photo — at each of the 86 stations in the system. WTOP live-blogged, from which

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Sen. Mark Warner: Silver Line to open in April 2014

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

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