Thursday Morning Rundown

Reston Association worker install new  swings in meadow area near Lake Thoreau

Big Book Sale — Reston Friends fall book sale at the Reston Regional Library begins today and will run through Sunday. Thousands of books start at 50 cents. This sale will not include children’s books. Children’s books will be sold at an upcoming event. Proceeds support the Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax County Public Library system. [Reston Friends]

Metro Chief To Resign — Metro General Manager Richard Sarles announced on Wednesday he will step down in January. Sarles has led the agency since 2011. [NBC Washington]

Free E-Z Passes —  The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which manages and operates the Dulles Toll road, will be giving away preloaded E-Z Pass transponders as part of its 30th birthday celebration. MWAA iwill hold a drawing for 30 E-Z Pass transponders preloaded with $15 in toll credits. Winners of the Oct. 1 drawing who register their transponder online will get an additional $20 in toll credits. Current E-ZPass holders can enter  a bonus drawing for a $30 credit to their accounts. [Washington Post]

Photo: Reston Association workers install new swings in meadow area near Lake Thoreau.

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