Transportation News

Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project – Phase 2 Starts Sept. 22

Daily Garage 1 Shuttle Bus Stop Locations Changes Start Sept. 22

Changes are coming for those who use the shuttle bus stop shelters on the south side of Daily Garage 1 at Washington Dulles International Airport. Starting the week of September 22 and continuing into November, those shelters will be relocated to make room for construction of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project’s Metrorail station at Dulles Airport.

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Capital Area Car Free College Campus Challenge

Five Washington, D.C. area universities – George Mason University, University of Maryland, American University, George Washington University, and the University of the District of Columbia – are part of a healthy inter-campus competition to encourage students, faculty, and staff to leave their cars at home and walk, bike, carpool, or use public transit to and from campus on the region’s Car Free Day event Monday, September 22. Those who do drive are asked to go car-lite by carpooling.

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Silver Line Parking Garage Tips

The Washington Post’s Robert Thompson’s article Navigating Silver Line garage can be confusing focuses on some of the major issues that daily commuters are experiencing with Silver Line parking garage at the Wiehle-Reston East station. There is one garage that splits into two sections at the entrance – one public and one private. A significant difference between the public Metro garage and the private parking lot are the payment rules.

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Car Free Day - September 22

You are cordially invited to participate in Car Free Day 2014 on Monday, September 22nd by walking, bicycling, taking transit, teleworking or by using “car-lite” methods such as carpooling and vanpooling. It’s free to take the pledge, and all who do so are automatically entered into a chance to win a Kindle Fire, and other prizes such as a Capital Bikeshare and Sport & Health annual memberships, a KIND Healthy Snacks prize pack, SmarTrip Cars loaded with fare and much more!

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Your Opinion Counts for VTrans2040!

Your opinion counts! Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation wants to understand how you travel now and how you want to travel in the future.

Your opinion will shape Virginia’s next statewide multimodal transportation policy plan called VTrans2040. This plan will include a transportation vision for the future and guiding principles that will influence transportation investment decisions. More information about VTrans can be found at

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Silver Line to Start Carrying Passengers July 26

The Washington Post's Paul Duggan and Lori Aratani:

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