It would add immeasurably to the appeal of spirit of VCU to have its president live immediately adjacent to campus. It would revive a tradition: The president did live on campus until the 1970s when student unrest drove him to find shelter in the posh West End suburbs.
Silver Line Playbook: Riding the new D.C. Metrorail extension to Dulles (Guest Commentary)
For those who prefer Richmond International Airport (RIC) as the point of departure for foreign or domestic travel, the completed Silver Line should enhance Dulles’ lure. Rather than confronting Northern Virginia’s nerve-racking automotive traffic, long-term parking fees, or expensive taxi or Uber costs, Richmond travelers now have another option.