Monday, July 22, 2013

Metro’s Silver Line Could Face Challenge Attracting Riders

The Washington Post reported this weekend that Metro is preparing for what experts say is its toughest challenge since opening 37 years ago: luring people onto the new Silver Line in Northern Virginia.

When the first phase of the 23-mile line opens next year, the gleaming new trains will no doubt revive the debate over whether mass-transit projects attract enough riders to make them worthwhile. A recent Washington Post poll has found that it may be a tough argument to win.

Read the Washington Post article for the full story.

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