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DC Metro awards $214M Potomac Yard Metrorail contract to Halmar-Schiavone JV

A great deal of planning goes into rail station design and construction with passenger comfort in mind, but also with the end goal of increasing ridership. It’s all about easy and convenient access. According to the Washingtonian, the Metro came under fire for choosing to eliminate one of the entrances from the Potomac Yard station because it means a longer trek for some passengers and an inconvenient surprise for those who purchased homes or opened new businesses near the now-nonexistent entrance.

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