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Yesterday | WTOP-FM Washington

Dulles Toll Road fees won't rise for years

Many drivers have feared the cost of taking the Dulles Toll Road would keep rising in order to pay for the Silver Line rail project.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Yesterday | The Washington Post

Silver Line project director and Metro chief financial officer resign

The executive director of the Silver Line rail project and Metro's chief financial officer are resigning, officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Sports

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Fairfax Times

Still no oversight on Dulles Rail project?

A Financial Management Oversight Review of the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority prepared by a Philadelphia-based accounting firm for the Federal Transit Administration has found instances of lax internal financial management and budget controls at WMATA.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Transportation, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Davis, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Contractor: Silver Line phase 1 done, for 2nd time

The contractor building the Silver Line says it has completed the first phase of the project, which includes five stations taking Metro riders from East Falls Church to Wiehle Avenue in Reston.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Reston, VA, Transportation

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Fairfax Times

Rail contractor says Dulles project ready to turn over to MWAA

The contractor for the Dulles rail project said it expects to finish resolving MWAA concerns on the Silver Line as soon as today.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Tue Apr 08, 2014

NBC Washington

Metro Inching Closer to Silver Line Completion

Multiple sources with direct knowledge of the project tell News 4 the Silver Line is just days away from being submitted for "substantial completion."

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Related Topix: Transportation

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Tickets please! Silver Line opening

The Silver Line could be up and running by July 4 after significant progress throughout the last few weeks, sources familiar with the project tell WTOP.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Fairfax County official: eager for July Silver Line opening

A top Fairfax County leader says she's eager for the Silver Line to open this summer and is keeping her calendar open in July for a possible grand opening.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Transportation, Dulles, VA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Fairfax Times

Still no oversight on Dulles Rail project?

A Financial Management Oversight Review of the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority prepared by a Philadelphia-based accounting firm for the Federal Transit Administration has found instances of lax internal financial management and budget controls at WMATA.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Transportation, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Davis, Opinion

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Business Journal

Chef Geoff's, Taylor Gourmet among new restaurants heading to Dulles, National airports

D.C. Market Place is among the retail offerings at Reagan National Airport. More than 80 percent of retail leases at National and Dulles International Airport are expiring in the next couple of years, which gives the airports an opportunity to revamp their tenant lists.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Transportation, Restaurant Management

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Silver Line Delays Holding Up Tysons Corner Development

The expected transformation over the next three decades of Tysons Corner - "America's Next Great City" - is viewed as a potential model for turning suburbs into cities, for changing an area of large surface parking lots and wide roads into a city-grid street network of bike lanes, bus lanes, and pedestrian plazas surrounded by 20-story high rises ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tysons Corner, VA, Transportation, Marketing, Fairfax County, VA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Loudoun Times

Sterling woman ruled incompetent to stand trial

A Sterling woman accused of murdering her husband has been declared incompetent to stand trial.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Transportation

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

How Did Silver Line Problems Slip By?

With Phase I of the Silver Line Metrorail project through Tysons Corner running six months behind schedule, Northern Virginia commuters and Tysons real estate developers are wondering how the delays came about - especially when considering that the lead contractor is one of the giants in the field of construction and engineering, and several layers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tysons Corner, VA, Transportation, Construction, TechTeam Global, Jacobs Engineering Group, Reston, VA

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

It's A Fare-a-Buster! Southwest Airlines Gives DC Travelers New Routes And Low Fares

"By year's end, we'll offer 44 daily departures to 14 destinations from Reagan National Airport," said Ron Ricks , Southwest Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, US News

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Loudoun Times

MWAA still not prepared to share timeline for Phase 1 completion

With patience wearing thin for many of the Silver Line's backers, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority officials said Wednesday that they still cannot provide a date or a timeline for when the new rail line will be completed.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Dulles, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Tysons Corner, VA, Reston, VA

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Still no word on Silver Line completion

A train approaches the Wiehle-Reston East Station on Nov. 4. The station is part of the anticipated Silver Line.

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, The Washington Post Company, Transportation, Dulles, VA, Business News

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