(News Release: February 28, 2019)—

Join Fairfax County officials and community partners at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Vesper Street Trail in Tysons. This federally-funded project is part of the Tysons Metrorail Station Access Management Study (TMSAMS) and improves multimodal access from residential communities to businesses, shopping and Metrorail Silver Line Stations in Western Tysons. For more information on the project, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/transportation/study/tysons-metrorail.

WHEN: Friday, March 1, 2019, at 10 a.m.

WHO: Chairman Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
Hunter Mill District Supervisor Catherine M. Hudgins, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

WHERE: Vesper Street Trail (south entrance), Tysons, VA 22182. Parking available on Higdon Drive. See attached map.

To emphasize the multimodal use of the trail, there will be two group bikes rides from the Town of Vienna to the event. The rides will begin at 9:30 a.m., and originate from Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry Street, SE, Vienna, VA 22180, and the Clarks Crossing parking lot on the W&OD Trail, 9811 Clarks Crossing Road, Vienna, VA 22182. A bicycle mechanic sponsored by REI in Tysons will provide free tune-ups for ride participants at the event location. After the ceremony, attendees are invited to walk or bike the 0.4 mile trail to the Spring Hill Metrorail Station.

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