Friday Morning Notes

Public Art at RTC/Courtesy Reston Town Center

Metro Investigation — Metro announced the opening of the official investigation into last month’s derailment of a Silver/Orange line train near East Falls Church. [Metro]

More Amenities For Better Office Space — Northern Virginia suburban office parks — including ones in Reston not near/at Reston Town Center — may have to add community amenities in order to compete with buildings adjacent to transit, commercial real estate brokers and developers say. [Bisnow]

Police Ride Along For Citizens — Fairfax County Police are offering residents a chance to see what their officers to by participating in a ride along. [FCPD]

Kids Still In Need — Britepaths, formerly Our Daily Bread, says it still needs about $10,000 in monetary donations in order to help thousands of Fairfax County Public School students get supplies for the school year. [Britepaths]

Reston Company Supports Therapeutic Riding — Reston-based IBC in the Platinum sponsor of the Aug. 22 Sprout on the Green Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Aldie’s Sprout Therapeutic Riding and Education Center. Sprout provides equine assisted learning, socialization, recreation and therapy to area youth with special needs. [Sprout]

Photo: Public art at Reston Town Center/Reston Town Center via Instagram

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