Silver Line riders logged more than 30K trips Monday

Metro riders made more than 30,000 trips along the Silver Line Monday, the first weekday of commuter service for the new line.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 06:34pm EDT

Fort Belvoir janitors strike over grievance process... and pay to drive the corporate car?

Fort Belvoir janitors went on strike for a change in how grievances are processed and for added pay to drive the corporate car?

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:58pm EDT

Janitors at Fort Belvoir could walk off the job tomorrow

Janitors for Fort Belvoir will strike Tuesday morning if the Atlanta-based federal contractor they work for refuses to come to the table to renegotiate the terms of their contract.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 01:11pm EDT

Will mobile devices replace binoculars at the opera?

New technology that puts onstage action right into the laps of patrons could soon change the face of opera.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 09:19am EDT

Silver Line Playbook: What commuters need to know

Learn more about amenities at each Silver Line station, which bus routes will serve the stations and how the new Metro service will affect commuters.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 01:30am EDT
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Parking at Silver Line stations limited, but available

There's more available parking around Metro's new Silver Line stations than riders might think.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 12:54pm EDT

Silver Line a boon to small business, too

A Tysons Corner small business looks forward to getting a big boost from the Silver Line.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:19am EDT

D.C. region's largest electrical contractor files for bankruptcy

Reston-based electrical contractor Truland Systems Corp., which had been reorganizing in hopes of selling itself to investors in the three months before its abrupt shutdown on Monday, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:14am EDT

Reston woman charged with funding terrorist group

A Reston woman was among several arrested Thursday on charges of providing material support to al-Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization that is conducting an insurgency campaign in Somalia, U.S. Department of Justice officials said.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:00pm EDT

Silver Line will alter Va. bus routes

The Silver Line means massive changes not only on the rails, but also for critical bus routes across Northern Virginia.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 09:35am EDT

In their own words: Silver Line's place in Reston history

Read reaction to Saturday's opening of the Silver Line.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 09:30am EDT

Food trucks rules would expand their Fairfax County locations

Proposed zoning changes in Fairfax County could mean food trucks would be allowed to visit office buildings, shopping centers and construction sites.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:51am EDT

Fairfax County police undergo safety after fatal crash

Spurred in part by the fatal crash of a Reston teen on a mini bike earlier this year, Fairfax County Police are undergoing safety and law enforcement training about two-wheeled motorized vehicles.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Route 50 improvements to widen lanes, decrease congestion

Hang in there, drivers! A road project that's been underway nearly three years is closer to being done on Route 50 in Fairfax and Loudoun counties.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 11:21am EDT

Fairfax police seek suspects in ATM skimmer cases (Photos)

Police are looking to the public to catch ATM scammers who recently hit four ATMs in Fairfax County. Similar cases have been reported in Loudoun and Stafford counties.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:00pm EDT
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Traffic relief coming to I-66, just not yet

Still, officials are optimistic about the changes.

Sunday - 07/20/2014, 09:05pm EDT

Glimpsing the future at Wiehle-Reston East open house

Reston's future as a transit-oriented community officially gets started next week, when the first Silver Line Metro train departs from the Wiehle-Reston East station.

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 12:55pm EDT

Progress report: Barcelona, Bartaco under construction

Work has begun on the interior space for Barcelona Wine Bar and Bartaco, two new restaurants that will open soon at Reston Town Center.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 06:00am EDT

Man badly burned in kitchen accident at senior housing building

A maintenance worker at Hunters Woods Fellowship House was badly burned by hot grease as he assisted a resident at the senior housing building Thursday afternoon, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials said.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 06:41pm EDT

FCPS superintendent backs $5.5M school start change

Fairfax County Public Schools will start later in the 2015-2016 school year. Superintendent Karen Garza is on the record about which of four proposed plans she supports.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 07:51am EDT
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