Tuesday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center at night

Silver Line: The Saga — The Washington Post traces the history of Metro’s Silver Line — from its origins as a Kennedy-era idea to the reality of opening next month — and what would have happened around here and at Tysons Corner had Metro been built years ago. [Washington Post]

Bulova: Meals Tax Referendum Won’t Happen Soon — County Supervisor Chair Sharon Bulova says if there is a meals tax referendum for Fairfax County voters, it won’t be until Nov. 2016. A tax force recently completed a list of pros and cons for a meals tax, which could add more than $80 million a year to the county coffers. [Washington Post]

Read With the Fairfax County Public Library Summer Program — The county library system is offering its summer reading program for toddlers through teenagers. The program runs from June 20 to Aug. 30, and if participants turn in their reading log they can get a coupon book, prizes and will be entered into a drawing to win bigger prizes. [Fairfax County Public Library]

Bright Spot — The Virginia Department of Transportation is committed to keeping road markings bright. All 58,000 lane miles. [VDOT]

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