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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...

City Hall Watch: The deck is stacked

By Bill Rossello The more we learn about the $87 million Duke Street Bus Rapid Transit project, the more troubling it seems for residents. In...

Your Views: Bus lanes on Duke Street

To the editor: Streets are our largest public space and buses allow more people to use them. Dedicated center-running bus lanes on Duke Street are...

My View: ‘No’ to grant-driven planning

BY BILL ROSSELLO When a city government settles on a solution before it defines the problem, it usually means they are on the path to...

Your Views: We need rapid bus lanes

To the editor: The Times has stated that Duke Street is not the place for “rapid speed public buses” because it is “gridlocked.” The Times reveals...

Your Views: Support for rapid buses on Duke Street

To the editor: In the “Our View” column of last week’s paper, the Times editors noted that Duke Street is bursting and that the issues...

Our View: Don’t strangle Duke Street

Putting pressure on something that’s already bursting at the seams usually doesn’t end well. That could mean squeezing into an already tight shirt after visiting...

Getting traffic out of neighborhoods

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] A community meeting about the Duke Street Traffic Mitigation Pilot took place on Aug. 11 to discuss phase II of the...

Duke Street crash raises street racing concerns

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] A car crash in the 3200 block of Duke Street left one person dead and two others badly injured late on...

City issues red-light ticket refunds

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria is issuing refunds for erroneous red-light speeding tickets that were given over a three-and-a-half-year period, according...