U.S., Virginia/District of Columbia: Here’s how the Washington & Old Dominion railroad created Northern Virginia’s suburbs

By Gregg Otten, Contributor, Greater Greater Washington; October 8, 2020 Today, the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) is a paved…

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U.S.: Northern Virginia Transportation Authority adopts six-year, $539-million funding program

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; July 13, 2020 The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) voted to adopt the FY2020-2025…

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Metro Reasons: Virginia Railway Express plans to revamp the Alexandria station without a new pedestrian tunnel

By Stephen Repetski (Editorial Board Alum), Greater Greater Washington; August 5, 2019 The Virginia Railway Express’s plan to add a…

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Virginia: Riding the Rails; Learning to love your commute

By Mary Architzel Westbrook, The Virginian-Pilot; April 19, 2019 On an early morning train from Norfolk to Alexandria not long…

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Why Washington Metro’s Station Designs Are as Important as Its Service

By Dan Reed, Washingtonian; August 13, 2018 As Metro’s Silver Line continues its Virginia expansion, riders in Alexandria are looking…

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Virginia Railway Express, Amtrak will run regular service Monday, despite ongoing Alexandria derailment cleanup

By Martine Powers, The Washington Post; May 20, 2018 VRE and Amtrak will operate normal schedules Monday, as federal officials continue…

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Virginia: Amtrak returns to Roanoke

By Jeff Sturgeon, The Roanoke Times; October 30, 2017 Amtrak brought back passenger rail Monday. A blue passenger train reached…

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Virginia: First Amtrak train leaves downtown Roanoke platform

By Erin Brookshier – Virginia Today Reporter, WSLS 10 News NBC; October 31, 2017 ROANOKE, Va. – The first Amtrak…

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