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Afternoon Notes: Traffic Lights Out, “Bike-Friendly” Recognition

Traffic Lights Out in North Arlington — A number of traffic lights went out in North Arlington this afternoon due to a “circuit problem.” Generators were brought out to some of the busier intersections as Dominion Power worked on the problem. Four traffic lights were reported to be out on Fairfax Drive and three were reported out on Lee Highway and Old Dominion Drive, among others. All lights are said to be working again.

Arlington Among the Most “Bike-Friendly Cities” — Bicycling Magazine has ranked Arlington 30th in its list of the 50 most bike-friendly cities. The article inexplicably features an image of Georgetown University.

Outstanding Volunteer Award Winners Announced — Volunteer Arlington has announced the winners of its 25th annual Outstanding Volunteer Awards. The awards are given out to county government volunteers who “go above and beyond in their service.” Among the winners: Homer Ailstock, Cynthia Kellams, Brendan O’Connor, Jae Park, Alfonso Perez, Henry Phillips, Scott Vining, and Tanya Beauchamp.

TSA’s TV Studio Gets Write-Up — The Transportation Security administration has a fancy new television studio in Arlington. Government Video magazine has more on the video technology used by the TSA.

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