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From A To B: Searching For Silver Line's Silver Lining

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Problems with speakers are among the issues holding up progress on the Silver Line.
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Problems with speakers are among the issues holding up progress on the Silver Line.

If the Silver Line to Dulles does not reach substantial completion by April 9th, 2014, lead contractor Bechtel can be fined $25,000 per day. The public has been awaiting the Silver Line for a while now; it was last announced the line would open in January. Martin Di Caro explains why we’re seeing yet another hold-up.

Music: "A to B" by The Futureheads from The Futureheads / "Train Round the Bend" by Velvet Underground from Loaded

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