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Wegmans at Tyson’s Silver Line?

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wegmansThe buzz around town is that a new Wegmans may be joining the multi-use development surrounding the McLean Metro Station. According to the Washington Post, discussions involving Wegmans and Cityline Partners have occurred regarding the project, as well as how to add residential units above the store. This project could add hundreds more apartments in Tyson’s Corner, with fast access to the Metro Silver Line. This residential real estate in Tyson’s Corner will continue to provide Northern Virginia with more choices for DC commuters and families.

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

Will Metro Bring Better Bus Routes to Reston?

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As the opening of the Metro Silver Line draws near, residents surrounding the new Metro stations are concerned that more bus routes may be in order to help with the flow of traffic to the stations. Reston Patch reports that Reston Association recently sent a letter to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors that elaborates on these concerns, with hopes of changing the public transportation landscape in the area, especially during weekdays. These requests include more peak-time service, as well as more bus routes for mid-day, evening and weekend service. Read more here: Reston Association Asks for Better Bus Routes

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