Thursday Morning Rundown

Shielding from the sun at Lake Anne

Itemizing the Silver Line Overage — What caused Metro’s Silver Line to be $150 million over budget? Bills like $44.5 million to move utilities; $20 million for design changes; and $28 for new electrical substations. [Washington Post]

Go Pro On The Path — Here is an unusual video look at the quick bike ride from the W&OD Trail near Wiehle Avenue to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station. [Washington Post]

New Roof Amenities for Metropolitan — The Metropolitan, a luxury apartment building at Reston Town Center, held a grand opening ceremony last week for its renovated roof level. The new look features a sports club and a movie screening room with surround sound. [Reston Connection]

Reston Hospital Earns Honors — Reston Hospital Center’s Ann B. Rodriquez Cancer Centerhas earned STAR Program Certification from Oncology Rehab Partners, experts in the field of survivorship care. Certification means Reston Hospital is now uniquely qualified to offer premium cancer rehabilitation and survivorship services to people who suffer from the debilitating side effects caused by cancer treatments. [Reston Connection]

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Morning Notes

CDC Updates Mask Guidance — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends masks indoors in places with high or substantial COVID-19 transmission and in schools nationwide, regardless of…

Reston Association is putting together a five-year plan for capital improvement projects as a number of decades-old facilities are in need of upgrades. At last week’s Board of Directors meeting,…


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