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Some Reston residents are worried that the opening the first phase of Metro's Silver Line will make traffic worse near one of the stations scheduled to open at the end of the year.
A new study finds the amount of time that I-66 is jammed could double to ten hours a day in each direction within 30 years.
As Virginia lawmakers continue to debate how to pay for transportation projects in the state, Fairfax County officials fear the loss of $300 million that is slated to help pay for constructing the Silver Line to Dulles.
The Fairfax Connector plans to open 15 new bus routes in 2013 to coincide with the opening of the Metro's Silver Line into Reston.
Metro is proposing to add more than 300 new jobs in the next budget year.
The Purple Line, a proposed light-rail line to connect New Carrollton and Bethesda in Maryland, has long been promoted as a way to ease congestion on the Capital Beltway and offer another commuting option between Montgomery and Prince George's counties.
The first five new stations on Metro's Silver Line are taking shape, with rail service to Reston set to start in about a year.
A new study for Fairfax County is suggesting three Circulator bus routes to move people around Tysons Corner in 2050.