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Old 08-18-2011, 02:44 PM
 
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I am trying to chose between two apartments: Parc Dulles in Sterling and Wellington Place in Old Town Manassas. My office is located on Willard Rd in Chantilly and my work schedule is 7-3, with occasional travel out of Dulles and training a few times a year at Ft. Belvoir.

Which is the better daily commute to Chantilly, Sterling or Old Town Manassas?
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Old 08-18-2011, 02:49 PM
 
Location: Fairfax, VA
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so, you're actually going to Chantilly, NOT Reston?

It seems in either case, you will be using 28. I am not yet familiar with those traffic patterns, but we will be moving to the Fairfax/Chantilly border in 2 weeks and will be interested to see the feedback you get on this thread.
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Old 08-18-2011, 03:14 PM
 
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Centreville Rd from Manassas to Willard will be slower, there are multiple lights and its 2 lanes, instead of minimal lights and 3-4 lanes coming from Sterling.

However I do not think either one of those commutes will be bad.
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Old 08-18-2011, 07:09 PM
 
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I'd pick Sterling over Manassas. 28 has more lights coming in from Manassas than Sterling.
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Old 08-18-2011, 10:24 PM
 
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Sterling is at least 15 min closer. And a bit nicer IMO.
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Old 08-19-2011, 06:34 AM
 
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Sterling also has the advantage of a few side routes you can take if the 28 backs up. For example, if traffic got bad you could exit at Church/Waxpool and take Cascades Parkway (to the East) or Pacific Blvd. (to the West, and probably the fastest choice).
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:12 AM
 
Location: Manassas, VA
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I live in Manassas....however, the commute would probably be a bit better for ya from Sterling. I just happen to like Manassas because....well, because that's why I chose to live here!
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:15 AM
 
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Definitely Sterling
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Old 08-19-2011, 12:04 PM
 
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Thanks. I am leaning more toward Sterling. Now I have to decide between Parc Dulles and Remington at Dulles Town Center. The place at Remington has a loft and a balcony.
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