Thursday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff February 11, 2016 at 9:00 am 2 Comments

View from BLVD

Metro Ridership Way Down — Even with recent expansion with the Silver Line, shoddy Metro service contributing to ridership levels seen more than a decade ago. [Washington Post]

In Virginia, It’s George Washington’s Day, Not President’s Day — Fairfax County explains why. [Fairfax County]

Race For Hughes MS — Langston Hughes Middle School is holding the Panther Pride 5K on Feb. 27, 8 a.m. [PR Races]

A Taste of the Middle East — Reston Community Center is hosting “A Taste of the Arab World” Friday at 6 p.m. Come and enjoy Middle Eastern foods, belly dancing, henna art and baklava baking at this free event. [Reston Now]

  • compactdisqus

    It’s not just about Metro service…it’s very expensive to go downtown from Wiehle.
    Especially for families, round trip tickets plus parking adds up!

    • Why do you bother?

      $17 a day is insane. But it’s also about the service. It’s a rare day that a train goes all the way from Wiehle to Smithsonian without sitting between stations.


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