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WTOP exclusive: Silver Line on track to open by July 4

The Silver Line could be up and running by July 4. Sources familiar with the project tell WTOP that based on the progress othroughout the last few weeks, the contractor building the Silver Line could get approval to turn the project over to Metro within the next two weeks.

Friday - 04/04/2014, 10:10pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe, Max Smith, metro

At summit, Purple Line buzz is confident

At a summit of Purple Line supporters and county and state officials, a buzz is palpable in the crowd about a Record of Decision from the federal government, a key step toward getting the light-rail project off the ground.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 08:01pm EDT

Tags: Ari Ashe,

Major problems reported with Silver Line construction

The contractor on the project installed the wrong speakers and cables along 11 miles of the subway project and the entire Automatic Train Control system now needs to be replaced.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Tags: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Loan would help keep toll rates flat on Dulles Toll Road

Rising rates on the Dulles Toll Road have worried many drivers who travel along that stretch, but a plan that is currently being finalized would help keep those tolls rates down, while simultaneously funding a big transportation project.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 06:55am EST

Tags: Nick Iannelli, Terry McAuliffe, Ask the Governor, tolls, Dulles Toll Road,

Gov. Terry McAuliffe eliminates hybrid vehicle tax during Ask the Governor

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe discussed transportation, hunting and Medicaid expansion during his inaugural Ask the Governor appearance on WTOP.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 12:43pm EST

Tags: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Terry McAuliffe, hybrid vehicle, Ask the Governor, Medicaid, Dulles Toll Road, Sarah Beth Hensley

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Silver Line construction not finished; opening delayed again

The Metropolitan Airports Authority said Monday that the Silver Line contractor has not completed seven key aspects of the project. And the new transit line's opening will be delayed again.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 08:13pm EST

Tags: MWAA, construction, metro, Dulles Rail

Silver Line fate to be decided Monday

The future of the Silver Line, and the date the delayed Metro line will finally open to passengers, could become clearer on Monday.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 08:50am EST

Tags: Ari Ashe, metro, MWAA, wmata

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Breaking: Silver Line Delay Disappointment

Transit riders looking forward to the opening of the Silver Line in Tysons Corner and Reston will have to wait longer, as the project will face more delays and repairs.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 09:43pm EST

Tags: Fairfax County, metro

Fairfax supervisors OK plan, move Reston into transit-oriented future

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt changes to the Reston Master Plan that will allow additional development and density for parts of the community as Reston moves toward becoming a transit oriented development with the opening of Metro's Silver Line.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 05:20pm EST

Tags: reston, wmata

Metro Silver Line closer to an opening date this spring

After months of delays, the Silver Line is finally taking a big leap closer to opening in Northern Virginia.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 02:42pm EST

Tags: metro,

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