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Beltway Poll: Widespread support for Dulles rail extension

The construction of a new $6 billion, 23-mile rail line to Dulles Airport appears to have wide support in the region even as controversy continues to escalate over its financing.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 01:50pm EDT

Tags: Loudoun County, Va., MWAA, Hank Silverberg

Airports Authority calling special session

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is calling a special session in the coming weeks to talk about the contract for the second phase of the Dulles Rail Project. The authority wants to iron out labor issues.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 08:13am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, sprawl & crawl,

Audit highly critical of Airports Authority

An audit of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, the board overseeing the Dulles Rail Project, finds the organization is not transparent in its financial dealings and lacks safeguards to make sure its own rules are followed.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 08:52am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, airport authority, MWAA,


Loudoun supervisors undaunted by Silver Line report

A new analysis that concludes Loudoun County could suffer a $72.2 billion economic blow without the second phase of the Silver Line isn't fazing some Loudoun County supervisors.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 09:41am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, reston, economy, darci marchese,

LaHood vows to stand behind the Dulles Rail Project

Planning for the Silver Line is on the right track, says U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Silver Line, Ray LaHood, Sean Connaughton

LaHood to try to whip Dulles rail actors into agreement

A major meeting Wednesday could go a long way toward determining whether people will be able to take Metro to Dulles International Airport.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Metro, Colleen Kelleher


Politics, union issues could derail Silver Line project

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will bring the biggest players involved in the rail-to-Dulles project together on Wednesday.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 10:17am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, Metro, Colleen Kelleher, Ray LaHood

Dulles Rail Project officially over budget

The nearly $2.8 billion first phase of the Dulles Rail project is now officially expected to come in over budget.

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 04:13pm EDT

Tags: MWAA,

Loudoun Co. backing out could derail Dulles Rail project

At the conference in Reston, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York was asked what happens if Loudoun County decides to walk away from the project.

Wednesday - 03/28/2012, 06:01pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Loudoun County, rail, Dulles Toll Road


Loudoun County undecided on Dulles Rail

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board members said Wednesday that the county has requested an additional 30 days to review the scope of the project to make a decision.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 02:50pm EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Metro, MWAA,

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