Tysons-McLean, Herndon-Dulles East, Reston-Wiehle Ave. You could be hearing those a lot in the next few years.
The names, which must be approved by the Washington Metro Transit Authority board of directors, are as follows:
- Tysons I & II
- Tysons Central
- Tysons-Spring Hill Rd
- Reston-Wiehle Ave
- Reston Town Center
- Herndon-Reston West
- Herndon-Dulles East
Each proposed station name connotes a community: Tysons, Reston, Herndon, or McLean. Some include street names while others include the name of shopping malls and a town center.
The 23-mile transit line will run from Tysons to Dulles International Airport to the rest of the region, and the project comprises a total of 11 Metrorail stations, eight of which are located in Fairfax County.
The four stations in Tysons are scheduled to be up and running in mid-2013.