NBC Washington reports that during a meeting Thursday, WMATA board members got a closer look at four possible sites for a proposed Metro station at Alexandria's Potomac Yard. The board agreed to hold public hearings about the proposals, which could start as early as late April.
Those hearings will allow the public to sound off on the proposals.
Metro has four different sites up for consideration, all centered north or east of Glebe Road. The proposed station would be situated on the Blue and Yellow lines, between the existing Braddock Road and Reagan National Airport stations.
The new station would be paid for by developers and those who live closest to the proposed station site. In January, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe also approved a $50 million loan to help build the new station. Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille said the station is critical for development in the area.