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Examiner Local Editorial: In Reston, Silver Line won't prevent gridlock

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Mass transit is supposed to reduce traffic congestion by getting more people out of their cars. That's the theory, anyway. But a detailed engineering analysis of traffic in Reston by 2030 around the three new Silver Line Metrorail stations by the Fairfax County Department of Transportation indicates otherwise. The county's baseline planning scenario -- "Scenario E" -- shows gridlock at two key...

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