Tag: dash

2024 Candidate Profile: Kirk McPike runs for second Council term

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Longtime political operative Kirk McPike, who is gearing up to campaign for a second term on Alexandria’s City Council, has...

Celebrating free and frequent transit

To the editor: Everyone – residents, families, businesses and visitors – benefits from accessible public transit. In this spirit, the City of Alexandria is celebrating its...

$38 million grant awarded

Leslie Golden | [email protected] The City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Transit Company were awarded a $38 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration. The city...

Our View: A template for success

City Council’s unanimous vote on Tuesday night to proceed with a scaled-down version of stream restoration at Taylor Run is a huge win for...

My View: Duke Street in Motion needs re-evaluation

By Sandy Modell Alexandria is fortunate to have an excellent DASH bus system. However, while DASH has experienced phenomenal ridership since its inception in 1984, reaching more...

City Hall Watch with Bill Rossello: Where’s the groundswell?

People normally don’t agree to a solution unless they agree to the problem. Or to a new idea unless the benefits are clear. In...

Your Views: In support of the Duke Street transitway

To the editor: As a regular transit rider and a member of the DASH Advisory Committee, I am excited about the Duke Street Transitway. Transit...

Traffic and Parking Board approves removal of parking spaces

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] The Traffic and Parking Board voted Monday night to remove five parking spaces along North Pitt and Pendleton streets to accommodate...

Metro, city plan mitigation strategies for six-week shutdown

By Catherine Kane | [email protected]  WMATA has announced travel alternatives during major disruptions to service on the Blue and Yellow lines south of Ronald Reagan...

Your Views: We have no public transportation

To the editor: Whether you commute to work by WMATA, DASH, carpool, driving or even by bike, WMATA service affects you. The region used to...