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.

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

Photo credit:  Phil DeLeon