Urban Or Suburban? New Transit Study Has The Answer

A new study compares life at each end of Virginia's Orange Line.
July 1, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"As Orange Line passengers roll west across Northern Virginia, they cross an unmistakable cultural divide.From Rosslyn, the first stop heading out of the District, to Ballston two miles west, the experience is urban...From there on, though, through the Falls Church stops and over the Capital Beltway to the line's terminus in Vienna, the landscape undergoes a dramatic change...Here the stops are surrounded by commuter parking lots and, for the most part, low-density suburban neighborhoods. Which is better?"

Thanks to Kara Heffernan

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Published on Sunday, June 29, 2003 in The Washington Post
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