Friday Morning Rundown

Putting final landscaping touches on South entrance to Wiehle-Reston East

Virginia Almost Missed Out On Silver Line — This detailed story shows how it has been a long, bumpy ride to get rail to Tysons Corner and Reston. Stakeholders predict a similar journey to get Phase 2 paid for and built. [Washington Post]

Re-Energize Your Reston Home — Time is running out in the Re-Energize Reston Heating + Cooling Giveaway. Reston residents who complete a $45 Check-up by Aug. 1 will be entered into Re-energize Reston’s HVAC Giveaway to win a system valued at $8,000 (system and installation).  [Re-Energize Reston]

Truland Files For Chapter 7 — Truland Systems Inc., which abruptly closed its doors in Reston this week — laying off about 1,000, has filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy protection. [Washington Business Journal]

Silver Line Journeys — Thinking of taking the Metro to other neighborhoods on the Silver Line? Here is a guide of what there is to do. [Washington Post]

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