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Wednesday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff November 18, 2015 at 9:00 am 5 Comments

Pop Up Stores under construction at Reston Station

New Branding For Washington Airports — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority unveiled a new logo and passenger pledge Tuesday as part of an effort to focus on enhancing customer service at Washington’s Reagan National and Dulles International airports. The new tagline “Your Journey Begins with Us” recognizes that an enjoyable travel experience begins when a passenger arrives at the airport. [MWAA]

Kudos For VDOT — The Virginia Department of Transportation has received a National Roadway Safety Award for road diets that created bike lanes on Soapstone Drive and Lawyer Road in Reston. [Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling]

Help Others This Thanksgiving — Reston Community Center’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit Cornerstones runs through Nov 23. There are more than a dozen drop-off points, including RCC at Lake Anne and Hunters Woods, Reston Association, the YMCA and various businesses. [Reston Community Center]

  • Ming the Merciless

    an enjoyable travel experience begins when a passenger arrives at the airport.

    For me, it doesn’t really begin until TSA gropes my junk.

    • Chuck Morningwood

      See, for me, it’s not until I’m shoe-horned into my seat on the airplane in cattle class.

      • Ming the Merciless

        And then the morbidly obese guys sit on either side of you.

  • meh

    My enjoyable experience is seeing someone’s checked bag come sliding down the carousel open and then all of their belongings slowly trickling out every minute or so. Those baggage handlers are so lazy they don’t bother closing the bags up after they steal from them.

  • Chuck Morningwood

    Are you sure you got that right, Karen, for VDOT. Seems to me that, for the Road Diets, VDOT should be receiving condemnations not commendations.

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