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Veterans Day events and city services

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The City of Alexandria and Friends of Rocky Versace will host the 18th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11...

Photos: Metro stations reopen on time

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After a three-month-long shutdown of all Metro stations south of Reagan National Airport, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority reopened...

Metro shutdown hits one-month mark

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A month into the three-month-long summer Metro shutdown, Alexandria’s commuters, residents and business owners are feeling the effects. After the announcement...

Your Views: Lengthy bus idling poses serious health issue

To the editor: During the construction on the bus depot at the King Street Metro, WMATA and DASH buses pick up and drop off on...

Your Views: Solutions needed from Transit Board for Metro Shutdown

To the editor: In all the planning for the summer shutdown of six Metro stations, Alexandria transportation staff have overlooked the fastest trips to the...

Travel alternatives to consider during the summer Metro station closures

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  After a year of apprehension, the Metro shutdown will officially commence next week, disrupting the commutes and travel routines of...

Your Views: E-scooters are good for Alexandria

To the editor: There is not a mode of transportation I don’t love. I own a car, often commute on a bicycle and have Metro...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 2: For riders, e-scooters are more than...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] One mile. For drivers, it is a distance easily crossed. For runners, a mile is only the start of a...

DASH drivers vote for strike authorization

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria bus drivers gathered on Saturday to vote on the ability to authorize a strike. The vote passed unanimously. “We’re not...

DASH operators request higher wages

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Drivers for Alexandria’s bus company, DASH, filled city council chambers with red shirts and passionate words to ask for additional...