Press Release

June 23, 2022
Cardin, Van Hollen, Warner, Kaine Welcome Silver Line Expansion Milestone, Urge Safe, Expeditious Completion of Project

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) and Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-Va.) today released the following statement regarding Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) announcement that the Silver Line expansion project, which will provide service to Loudoun County, is fully constructed and now ready for final operational readiness testing:

“Today’s news takes us one big step closer to our shared goal of ensuring that our transportation infrastructure is reliable, convenient, and capable of keeping up with the National Capital Region’s growth. We welcome this development and encourage WMATA to safely and expeditiously put the finishing touches on this project so the Silver Line can fully open for customer service.”