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by Karen Goff — July 25, 2014 at 8:00 am 1 Comment

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]

  • Scott H

    Sad to know we almost avoided the tax-payer funded boondongle that is the Silver Line. We will be subsidizing this with taxes and tolls for eternity. Suburban metro has never been able to sustain itself. Trains move very few people. Would have been much more efficient and flexible to add an extra airport lane and bought a thousand buses to move people down to East Falls Church.

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