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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Editorial: Airports Authority Faces a Decision: Will It Save Dulles Rail? Washington Post, July 3, 2011

BY NOW it is crystal clear that Metro’s Silver Line extension to Dulles International Airport will not be completed without ruthless cost-cutting and major concessions from all the project’s stakeholders.

For the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, whose recklessness has led the Silver Line to the edge of death, that means it’s crunch time: Unless the board gives up on an underground station at the airport — when an aboveground station would serve just as well and save hundreds of millions of dollars — the Silver Line will collapse.
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