Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Is It Possible That Loudoun County Could Back Out of Dulles Rail Project

The first phase of the new Silver Line is well underway, but according to WTOP Radio, now there is concern that Phase 2 of the 23-mile Metro expansion to the airport may run into money troubles again.

Loudoun County Supervisors, with seven new members in a budget-cutting mood, have talked about possibly dropping out of the project and canceling the last two stations of the $2.8 billion project.

According to the story, Board chairman Scott York says the new board of supervisors needs to get up to speed on both the money and politics of the project and that could take more than a month to occur.

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1 comment:

  1. Lonnie H - near Lincoln, VaJanuary 25, 2012 at 10:06 AM

    Irresponsible Idiots. If you are going to fight to keep my county disconnected from the rest of the region, you'd better hurry and start passing stuff that makes it compete better instead - but you never will.
    You need to get up to speed? Were you not paying attention when you were running for your seats? Are you admitting you are unqualified and uneducated about how the county works with other jurisdictions? Why did you run again?