Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Better Three Decades Late Than Never

It would appear the long discussed extension of Metro to Dulles is a certainty, as "U.S. transportation officials will seal their commitment to a long-planned extension of Metro to Dulles International Airport at a ceremony today," according to The Washington Post's article.

Proponents of the extension say it "will be worth it: a public transit system serving the region's primary international airport and Virginia's most prosperous jobs corridor."

Wow. Dulles opened in 1962, and Tysons has long been a shopping and business hub. Nice long-term view of things America! But hey, while this will certainly cause commuting headaches for people near the construction, we're very glad this is happening.

DC Examiner's take

Other news:
Part one of an ongoing Newshour report on mass transit woes
Metro fires bus driver accused of hitting McGruff
Pissed off at Angelina Jolie


Unsuck DC Metro said...
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Anonymous said...

thank god!

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