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Silver Spring

Discussion in 'Community Carpool Connection' started by technosapien, Aug 31, 2007.

  1. technosapien

    technosapien New Member

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    Are there any carpoolers around here that go out to Silver Spring? Particularly, the Techill complex out 29 past Tech Rd...? Metro seems to take way too long to commute there.
  2. technosapien

    technosapien New Member

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    So skip the carpooling... does ANYONE commute to Silver Spring from Broadlands?

    Other than driving, how do you get there? Metro? Bus? Helicopter?
    Little help pls? :conf2:

    Thankee
    - A
  3. KTdid

    KTdid Well-Known Member

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    Move there...:whistle:
  4. technosapien

    technosapien New Member

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    I just bought a house, I don't want to move again! Three times in two years is enough. :eww:
    I'm happy living in Broadlands, but there's not much work locally in my field.

    So, a different question: is there a local bus that goes to a nearby Metro station if I wanted to commute via Metro, or is there a bus that goes all the way out to Silver Spring from here (or close to there)? I can think of Fairfax Connector or Loudoun Transit -- for the sake of argument, let's say I don't have a car....
  5. Mr. Linux

    Mr. Linux Senior Member & Moderator Staff Member

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    Isn't there a Park and Ride in Reston or Herndon, right off the Toll Road? I believe you can park there and there's a bus that takes you to Metro. Honestly, I've never used it, but you can see the Park and Ride from the Toll Road, on the right, going East.

    Here's what I found doing a quick search; not sure if this will help:

    http://www.linkinfo.org/park_ride.cfm
  6. KTdid

    KTdid Well-Known Member

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    Okay, here's the scoop. Take the Loudoun County Commuter bus to Rosslyn and jump on the metro to Silver Spring. It's probably the most direct option aside from carpooling.
  7. woopity

    woopity cdubs ya know!

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    my wife used the park&ride in Herndon when we lived there--and it was great. On the return trip home, a bus transfer from the metro station got you a discount bus trip. Sure beat sitting in traffic--and the bus from the park and ride heads straight to West Falls Church.
    She thought about the LoCo commuter bus, but i think it picks up over in Sterling, which was out of the way to get there---so she kept driving to the Herndon P&R until she stopped working in DC.

    What's the field that you have to drive to Silver Spring?
  8. jayanthisheshadri

    jayanthisheshadri New Member

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    I need a ride to SILVER SPRING from MONDAY-FRIDAY.If anybody is interested in carpooling from Broadlands? pLease reach me at jayasesh@hotmail.com.
  9. GeauxTigers

    GeauxTigers Member

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    So you commute regularly to both Silver Spring, Laurel, and Springfield (based on your other posts)? You must spend a lot of time in the car!
  10. MyCrosswind26

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    I commute to Columbia, MD four days a week. I carpool with two other coworkers from Ashburn area. My manager lets us work four ten-hour shifts a week. So far is good.
  11. Lee

    Lee Permanent Vacation

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    MyCrosswind26 where is your avatar of??? My guess is from one of the pool areas of one of the resort hotels in palm springs during the winter??????? Do I win :)
  12. MyCrosswind26

    MyCrosswind26 Member

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    Thanks for your interest. When Winston Churchill came to this city, he loved it and then he took President Roosevelt to view the Atlas Mountains. This photo is from the city of Marrakech, Morocco.

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article3804573.ece

    Ciao
  13. Lee

    Lee Permanent Vacation

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    Wow a wonderful little story about Winston and that picture just reminded me for some reason of Palm Springs but I just couldn't place the hotel. Now I know why ;) Thanks for sharing. Never been to Morocco but it looks like a beautiful and magical place. :)
  14. jayanthisheshadri

    jayanthisheshadri New Member

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    i got a job in Laurel FDA and i have a choice of working from silverspering FDA also.So i am looking for somebody to carpool from ashburn to either Laurel or Silverspring.Please let me know if you can help.
  15. sri_n

    sri_n Member

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    Hi,

    Did you find someone to carpool with? Would you still be interested in a carpool to Silver Spring, MD?

    Sri

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