Thursday, August 9, 2012

Washington Post Editorial: Saving the Silver Line - and the Airports Authority

Did you see the editorial Sunday in the Washington Post about the Silver Line and the Airports Authority? Interesting read.

The Authority that controls Dulles International and Reagan National airports has proved regrettably lax at governing itself. That failing has now led Ray LaHood, the U.S. transportation secretary, to appoint a federal watchdog to oversee it. The appointment comes at a critical moment, for unless confidence in the airports authority is restored, it could jeopardize completion of the most important infrastructure project in the Washington area, Metro’s $6.6 billion Silver Line extension to Dulles.

Read the full Washington Post editorial.

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