Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Wednesday, May 8.
Falls Church will become the seventh local jurisdiction to welcome Capital Bikeshare, a shared bikes company. Falls Church plans to add 10 docking stations for the bikes throughout the city. (WTOP)
Fairfax County has approved a budget item that will help immigrants fight deportation by the federal government. The pilot program will cost taxpayers $200,000. (Fox 5 DC)
The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently voted to combine the Julie J. Metz Wetlands Park, the Rippon Lodge Historic Property, Kings Highway, the Neabsco Creek Boardwalk, the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail and Rippon Landing Neighborhood Park. Together, they have become the Neabsco Regional Park, which will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 1. (Inside NoVA)
The Department of Environmental Services’ Mobility Lab released a 245-page report that states Arlington County residents want more reliable transit information, including more updates and data. The report calls for changes to how the county shares real-time arrival information with residents. (ArlNow)