Monday Morning Notes

Morning Notes Oct/Nov

Metro Won’t Ditch Silver Line Power Equipment Tied to Smoke Incidents  — Power connections tied to a handful of smoke incidents in 2015 — including the L’Enfant Plaza incident that killed Carol Glover — will likely remain part of the tracks in the Silver Line extension under construction from Reston to Loudoun County. [WTOP]

Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Makes Daring Rescue at Signature Apartments – First-responders from Reston Fire Station 25 and North Point Fire Station 39 used a tower crane to rescue a man from the fifth floor of the Signature Apartments construction site in Reston Friday afternoon when he suffered a sudden medical emergency. The man was transported to a local hospital after the rescue. [Fairfax Fire & Rescue]

Storm Knocks Out Power in Fairfax County — Power went out for several hours Sunday for more than 1,700 customers in Fred Crabtree Park and Moneys Corner near Vienna, Chantilly and Reston. [Vienna Patch]

Metro Riders Could Face More Hardships Next Year — Many Metro riders could pay more to use the system and have longer wait times even during peak hours beginning in the summer of 2017 under the transit agency’s budget announced yesterday. [Washington Business Journal]

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