Posts Tagged ‘Metro Silver Line’

Metro Map Up for Debate

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metro map silver lineWith the upcoming opening of Metro Silver Line stations, the need for a redesigned map of the Metro has become a matter of public input and debate. Kensington Patch reports that with the addition of the Silver Line, the portions that run parallel to the Orange line and the shared stations between the lines are difficult to depict on the map. Suggested ideas are being met with approval, for the most part, but Metro riders caution that not all of the suggestions are viable, especially if a person has a visual disability or if maps are used in some of the darker stations. Others believe that consistent station icons should be utilized to avoid confusion over stations that have two or three different transfer points between the Metro lines. Read more here: Metro Down to Final Two Drafts of New Rail Map

Carless Transportation to Silver Line Stations is a Goal of Fairfax Connector

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The anticipated opening of Phase 1 of the Metro Silver Line is increasing the worry over parking, as well as the determination to utilize public transportation resources most efficiently. According to WTOP, a Fairfax County public meeting revealed the plans by Fairfax Connector to allow for 14 new routes and 4 RIBs routes for Reston residents to gain access to the Silver Line Stations. These proposed bus routes will allow easier methods of travel to the stations, while eliminating much of the concern over parking overall. Read more here: Fairfax Connector unveils revised plan for Silver Line  

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