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From A to B: Waiting for the Train to Dulles

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Officials disagree about whether the Dulles Airport Metro will be above ground (in the area of grass and trees in the foreground of the picture above) or underneath the parking lot.
David Schultz
Officials disagree about whether the Dulles Airport Metro will be above ground (in the area of grass and trees in the foreground of the picture above) or underneath the parking lot.

One of the longest-running puzzles for Washington commuters is the lack of subway service to Dulles Airport. And this week is finally bringing an apparent compromise to the dispute among local officials over how to build and pay for that Metrorail stop. Transportation reporter David Schultz gets us up to speed on this ongoing dispute, and whether all sides really are approaching an agreement.

[Music: "From A to B" by The Futureheads from The Futureheads / "Subway" by the Bee Gees from Children of the World]

Click here to read the details of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's proposed compromise for the Dulles Metrorail project. White Paper: Dulles Rail Phase 2 Cost Reduction Effects
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