Metro General Manager Richard Sarles declined to say Thursday whether he prefers the design for an underground rail station at Washington Dulles International Airport or a cheaper above-ground alternative. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
PHOTOGRAPHS BY BARBARA L. SALISBURY / THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Metro officials (above, from left) Bob Golden, Jack Requa and Richard Sarles ride Tuesday on a new Xcelsior XDE40 bus while Robert Miles (below) drives. The new hybrid-electric models are about two feet shorter and 3,000 pounds lighter than existing Metro buses but can seat several more people.