Oct 17, 2019      Updates      

County Board Poised to Advance Virginia Railway Express’s Crystal City Station Project

This weekend, the Arlington County Board will consider whether to help advance the overhaul of the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Crystal City station.

The County Board is poised to vote this Saturday, October 19 on a resolution supporting the VRE’s application for $15.8 million in regional funding, which would help pay for the long-discussed plans to expand and redesign the station.

Arlington’s buy-in is required as part of the VRE’s funding application to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), which helps oversee the railroad service, per a staff report to the Board.

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