Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2012 by Trevor Baratko
Astute observers looking to count votes on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors’ “decision of a generation” – Phase Two construction of Metrorail to Dulles – are going to have to wait.
When supervisors were asked if they would support funding 4.8 percent of the $5.3 billion Metrorail Silver Line expansion, were there a vote today, only two gave definitive answers.
And those two responses – a resolute “no.”
Supervisors Ken Reid (R-Leesburg) and Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) said they will not support a project estimated to cost the county approximately $260 million out the gate, and roughly $21 million to $25 million annually in operational costs (though that estimate is hotly debated). . . .Click here for the rest of the story.