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  • Study: Bikeshare users drive, take transit less
    Regular riders of Capital Bikeshare have cut down on their use of rail and bus transit, a new study shows. This is particularly strong for those in neighborhoods a short bike ride from downtown DC.
    David Alpert, July 28, 2014, GGW
     
  • Silver Line opens with fanfare, crowds, few problems
    While there were a few opening day hiccups -- like the first train full of public officials overshooting a Metro platform -- most people are excited about the completion of the first phase of the project which was more than a decade in the making.
    Matt Laslo, July 27, 2014, WAMU
     
  • Silver Line bike-pedestrian report
    Today was the long awaited debut of Silver Line service to Reston via Tysons. It was also the officially opening of the Wiehle-Reston East bike room.
    Bruce Wright, July 26, 2014, FABB
     
  • The Silver Line at a glance
    The Silver Line is a 23-mile extension of the Metrorail system, running from East Falls Church through Tysons Corner and Reston and, eventually, reaching Dulles International Airport and Ashburn in eastern Loudoun County.
    July 26, 2014, Washington Post
     
  • Metro launches Silver Line, largest expansion of region's rail system in more than two decades
    Metrorail, the nation's second busiest rapid transit system, grew 10 percent larger today with five new stations and new direct rail service between the Washington region's two largest employment centers, all as a result of the opening of the Silver Line's first phase.
    July 25, 2014, WMATA
     
  • Two new bikeshare stations in Arlington, shared-use path on the way
    Two new Capital Bikeshare stations became available for public use yesterday in Arlington, and a new bicycle path shouldn’t be too far behind.
    Ethan Rothstein, July 24, 2014, ARLnow
     
  • Arlington's Court House parking lot will become a park
    County planners presented three options last night which incorporated input from a task force and the public. All three options keep most or all of the current parking lot as a new green, with only small amounts of parking at surface level.
    David Alpert, July 24, 2014, GGW
     
  • Update on Capital Bikeshare keys
    More keys are on the way, and we should be able to finish distributing keys to everyone who has been waiting very soon. At this time, we are shipping keys to new members and for those with broken or lost keys only.
    July 24, 2014, Capital Bikeshare