Transportation

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8:00 AM-4:30 PM M-F

703-877-5600
TTY 711

4050 Legato Road, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22033

Tom Biesiadny,
Director

Metrorail Silver Line

Project Background

The Silver Line, under construction by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), is a 23-mile Metrorail extension connecting the Tysons, Reston, Herndon, and Dulles Airport areas of Fairfax County to the regional Metrorail system.

Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Map
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Phase 1 - Opened in July 2014

Phase 1 of the Silver Line, which included Tysons and one station in Reston, was opened July 26, 2014. The stations opened as part of Phase 1 are:

Phase 2 - Construction Underway

Construction for Phase 2, which is tentatively scheduled to open in 2020, is underway. Phase 2 will extend the Silver Line through Reston, Herndon, and Dulles Airport to Route 772/Ashburn in Loudoun County. For details on traffic impacts related to Phase 2 construction, please visit the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Website at www.dullesmetro.com.

Phase 2 Silver Line stations in Fairfax County, from east to west, include:

As part of Phase 2, Fairfax County is constructing two Park and Ride garages to add approximately 3,950 spaces for Park and Ride users once Phase 2 opens:

  • Herndon Station Garage
  • Innovation Center Station Garage

Land Use Information

  • Dulles Toll Road
  • Reston Master Plan/Dulles Corridor Special Study
  • Route 28/Innovation Center Station – South Side Special Study