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Just How Bad Is Metro's Blue Line?

The start of the Silver Line has meant fewer Blue Line trains during Metro's rush hour — but is riding the Blue Line now really as bad as its been made out to be?

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Metro Challenging Background Check Policy

The lawsuit is focusing on Metro's background check policy, saying it is overly broad and disproportionately disqualifies black applicants.
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After Silver Line Debut, Attention Turns To Phase 2

The Silver Line debuted with much fanfare over the weekend, but already officials are turning to Phase 2 and how it will be paid for.

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Silver Line Ridership Off To A Strong Start, Especially In Reston

The Silver Line saw impressive ridership during its first morning rush hour, with the Wiehle-Reston East station attracting particularly high ridership.
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What You Need To Know On The Silver Line's First Work Day

The Silver Line debuted on Saturday, but while carrying local politicians and transit aficionados is one thing, can Metro handle a normal day of rush hour service? Here are five things to watch out for.

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Silver Line Opens With Big Fanfare And Crowds, Few Problems

The first phase of the Silver Line opened with quite a bit of fanfare on Saturday. And while the project has been beset by problems and delays, the first day of operation went fairly smoothly.

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After Years Of Waiting, Start Of Silver Line Service Makes Metro Want To Dance

The Silver Line kicks off passenger service on Saturday, and according to Metro, some commuters are so happy that they could dance.
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Tysons Pedestrian Infrastructure Lacking Ahead Of Silver Line Opening

The Silver Line opens July 26, but pedestrian amenities like sidewalks and crosswalks are still lacking in parts of Fairfax County.
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Silver Line Heralds Longer, More Expensive Commutes For Some Fairfax Residents

Thousands of commuters in the Herndon-Reston area could pay more for a longer trip on the Silver Line starting in just a few days.
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Transportation Secretaries Past And Present Sign Open Letter To Congress

Congress keeps kicking the transportation funding plan down the road, which has prompted a group of 11 former federal transportation secretaries along with Secretary Anthony Foxx, to call for long-term investment in infrastructure.

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