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First Morning Rush on Silver Line Runs Smoothly

McLEAN, Va. (WNEW/AP) — Nearly 10,000 people have used Metro’s five new Silver Line stations during the morning rush hour.

The transit agency reported Monday that operations ran smoothly during the first weekday operations for the $2.9 billion Silver Line, which opened to passengers on Saturday. 178 more words


Two ways Ebola could become a pandemic

Here are two possible ways Ebola could become a pandemic:

1. It could slow down.

In the past, Ebola patients were only infectious when they were very ill and obviously infected with this disease. 129 more words


Metro's Silver Lining

During a time when metro riders are feeling the pinch after increased fees and bumpy tracks, there’s something “new.” Washington, DC’s long-awaited Silver Line metro rail service commenced today without a hiccup.  445 more words

The Tysons Corner El

Ever since I started watching the support columns for Metro’s Silver Line start to rise across Tysons, I’ve had one thought about them: That train will have some nice views up there. 254 more words


Suburban Blue

I’ve been spending much of my time lately at my boyfriend’s house in Reston, Virginia, which is a fairly distant suburb of Washington, DC.  There’s no metro service to it, although there will be shortly when the… 688 more words

Urban Life

Il Fornaio, Reston, Virginia

This post is a little special in that we didn’t go to an actual winery or vineyard this time. One day my friend, P, and I decided to do a little wine tasting event that was happening at the Reston Town Center (RTC). 491 more words