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Former county exec wants Montgomery County's Dise to resign

Repairs to the Silver Spring Transit Center are scheduled to start next week and should be done by the end of 2014.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 05:29pm EDT

Tags: Silver Spring, Metro

Report: Silver Spring Transit Center problems were known in 2010

The latest analysis of the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center says that problems in design and construction were apparent as early as 2010 "but were not effectively addressed."

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, david dise

Metro wants Silver Spring Transit Center safe before takeover

Metro will take on the Silver Spring Transit Center, but only after repairs ensure that the $120 million dollar project, years overdue, is safe.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 05:31am EDT

Tags: Silver Spring, Kate Ryan

New analysis finds more problems with Silver Spring Transit Center

The Silver Spring Transit Center is overdue and over budget, and a new independent analysis says that the cracks in the concrete at the center are more of a problem than originally thought.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, ike leggett, Phil Andrews,

Silver Spring Transit Center opening could slip into 2015

The extent of repairs and reinforcements needed to the steel beams that form the Silver Spring Transit Center will determine when the facility will open. And Montgomery County officials don't know yet what changes will be required.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 04:42am EDT

Tags: Craig Rice, dick uliano

Fixes continue on the Silver Spring Transit Center

Montgomery County Council members questioned the cost and the ongoing construction problems that have held up the opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center during a briefing Tuesday on the long-delayed and over-budget facility.

Wednesday - 11/20/2013, 07:31am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, Montgomery County Council, david dise, wmata

Weather delays Silver Spring Transit Center concrete work

The opening of the troubled, $120 million Silver Spring Transit Center likely won't occur until next summer because weather conditions are idling the application of a 2-inch layer of latex-modified concrete needed to reinforce weak spots on the center's second and third levels.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:46am EST

Tags: Montgomery County, Metro, david dise

Silver Spring Transit Center on hold until 2014

Contractors for the Silver Spring Transit Center say the summer of 2014 is the earliest the project could be ready to operate, and county officials seem to concede that's the case.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 11:00pm EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, transportation

Metro, county disagree over transit center test

Montgomery County and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority continue to disagree over repairs to the $120 million Silver Spring Transit Center.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, wmata, Metro,

Montgomery County officials says transit center cracks aren't safety issue

It sounds pretty ominous: "We have a structure that is cracking and continues to crack and that is a problem."

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 05:41am EDT

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