Second phase of Dulles Metrorail extension to cost $3.5 billion
Fairfax County is being asked to consider soliciting public-private partnerships to pay for parking garages and even station construction to help reduce the costs of the Dulles Metrorail extension. . .Click here for the rest of the story.
Bulova was asked to get feedback from the (Board of Supervisors) regarding the possible use of public-private partnerships. . .
Some supervisors said they have concerns about allowing for the additional density at the rail stations, which would likely be needed to make a partnership attractive to the private developers.
"It isn’t free,” said Supervisor Michael Frey (R-Sully), noting that new development will require additional county services. "There is huge cost to that, and we’re the ones that have to bear that." . . .