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Tuesday Morning Notes

by Fatimah Waseem February 20, 2018 at 9:00 am 7 Comments

Body Cameras Go Live This Week— Police officers in the Reston police district will be equipped with body cameras beginning this week. During the six-month pilot program, cameras will record anytime officers respond to a scene and during routine traffic stops. [NBC 4]

Maame Biney Looks Forward to Beijing 2022 — Over the weekend, Biney finished last in the 1,500-meter short-track speedskating heat. She also finished fourth in the quarterfinals for the 500-meter race.  The 18-year-old made history by becoming the first black woman to make the U.S. Olympic speedskating team. [The Washington Post]

Meet Reston Association Board Candidates — There are four open seats on RA’s board of directors. E-meet the 13 candidates who are running by watching their online videos. [RA]

Hiccups on the Metro Line This Morning — Metro trains did not share a track on the Blue and Silver lines this morning. Backups were caused by a report of smoke. [The Washington Post]

Photo by Twitter user @MrErrett

  • Anonymous Poster

    This: “Metro trains did not share a track on the Blue and Silver lines this morning.”

    I do not understand what this sentence means. Is this about this morning’s single tracking?

    • OneReally

      I first read it as the trains didn’t want to share.

      Thought maybe they were in need of a timeout. 🙂

      • Anonymous Poster

        Meanwhile, I love WMATA’s alerts on it, “Due to fire department activity.” It’s like they’re blaming the fire department for the problems, not the system lighting on fire again. Those crazy, kooky firefighters making us all late for work!

    • Drip

      The Post article that she took this from was referring to the exact opposite of “did not share a track…” In actuality, the trains were forced to share a track–e.g. single tracking. But Ken Plum once took the Metro to Tysons so he things Metro needs dedicated funding without any tangible reforms.

      • OneReally

        Metro and Ken P need to be committed!

      • 30yearsinreston

        His pal Hudgens is on it
        No need to worry
        She is looking for ‘workforce fares’

  • Greg

    “…Beijing 2020”

    It’s 2022.

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