The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, trying to ease outraged Fairfax and Loudoun county officials, has offered to pay more money toward an underground Metro station at Washington Dulles International Airport.The proposed deal is the first offered to resolve the disputed placement of the station. In April, the authority voted to build an underground station at a cost $330 million more than an aboveground option. Loudoun and Fairfax officials, whose taxpayers are on the hook for funding the project, reacted immediately and angrily.
Those same officials are now balking at the authority's recent offer, saying the promise of extra cash is not enough to ensure future Dulles Toll Road rates are kept in check. . . .
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