Arlington, VA

Morning Notes

Feds May Get Capital Bikeshare Discount — The federal government is entering a corporate partnership agreement with the new Capital Bikeshare program. The deal will likely provide federal employees with a discount on Capital Bikeshare rentals, but details of the partnership have yet to be announced. More from The Federal Times.

Arlington Org Wins Tech Award — The Arlington-based Amazon Conservation Team, which uses technical and scientific tools to help indigenous peoples preserve the rainforest ecosystem, is being recognized for its innovative approach to benefiting humanity. The organization was named a 2010 Tech Awards Laureate by Silicon Valley’s Tech Museum. The award will presented at a gala event on November 6. More from the Huffington Post.

Columbus Day Metro Service Disruptions — The Blue and Orange Lines will be split into two sections over Columbus Day weekend, just in time for three big sporting events and a concert. Bus service will connect the Foggy Bottom and the Federal Triangle stations in the District. More from Dr. Gridlock.

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