Friday Morning Rundown

Food Truck Wednesday at Reston Town Center/Credit: RTC

Metro Sued For Unfair Background Checks — A class action suit alleges that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s criminal background screening policies for employees unfairly discriminate against black workers. The suit, filed in D.C. this week, alleges that Metro and three of its contractors discriminated against job applicants and employees through an “overly broad and unnecessarily punitive” screening. [City Paper]

New At The Top For RA — Reston Association has hired a new  Director of Covenants Administration and a new Director of Human Resources & Administrative Services. [Reston Association]

Send Pony Barn Ideas — A working group has now been formed to consider the future of Reston Association’s Pony Barn Pavilion. Follow the link to send them your ideas. [Reston Association]

Silver Line Errands — Thinking of ditching your car to run basic errands via Metro? One local woman blogs how it went going from Wiehle-Reston East to the Tysons Walmart. [Herndon Mom]

Photo: Food Truck Wednesday at Reston Town Center/Credit: RTC

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