When Phase 2 of the Silver Line opens, Reston Residents Will Be Served by Three Stations: the Phase One Wiehle-Reston, the Reston Town Center Station and Herndon Station.

Marcia McAllister Transportation, Tysons Update

Here’s a  close-up of the Herndon Station.

It is is being constructed by Capital Rail Constructors, a joint venture of Clark Construction LLC and Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., as part of of the Silver Line extension to Dulles Airport and Loudoun County.

Herndon Station includes:

  • Bus drop-off and pick-up (south side)
  • Kiss & ride (existing)
  • 5 lockers (south)
  • Bike racks (north side and garage)
  • Combined new and existing parking garage will house approximately 3,700 cars.
  • Shown Above: At the Herndon Metrorail Station south pavilion, commuters will notice the curved, silver roof covering the connection from the pavilion to the existing Herndon-Monroe Parking Garage.

There are many planned new developments and here is a look at two of them.

Woodland Park East development:

  • Bordered by Dulles Toll Road and Monroe Street.
  • Developed by Tishman Speyer.
  • 1/2 mile from the Herndon Metrorail Station.
  • 1.6 million square feet of office and residential on 3.15 acres.
  • Includes public parks, open spaces and two office towers.

555 Herndon Parkway Development:

  • Located at 555 Herndon Parkway.
  • Developed by Penzance.
  • 300 feet from the Herndon Metrorail Station.
  • 325,000 square feet of office space, two residential towers and ground-floor retail on 4.3 acres.
  • Includes plans for publicly accessible plaza and multi-modal streetscapes.

Where to park at Herndon Station:

  • Parking garage at this station will be operated by Fairfax County Government.
  • An existing structure includes:
    • Covered parking garage
    • Kiss & ride
    • Slug lot
    • Access to Fairfax Connector bus routes
    • This garage contains around 1,750 free parking spaces and is currently closed for maintenance. A new garage has recently been completed by Fairfax County and is now open.
View of the east end of Herndon Metrorail Station with the skylights, vaulted roof and stairs visible. Photo credit: Phil DeLeon.
In the coming months, check Reston Now for close-ups of other Phase 2 stations.
Silver Line Testing to Start in Eastern Loudoun Photo courtesy of Phil DeLeon/ Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

Pictured at top: The Herndon Metrorail Station south pavilion overlooks downtown Reston in the background.

Photo credit:  Phil DeLeon