Tag: metro

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...

Free, more frequent Dash

To the editor: Since Alexandria Transit’s Dash bus service was restructured and became free on Sep. 5, the system has become easier to use....

Proposed FY2022 budget includes tax rate decrease

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his proposed fiscal year 2022 budget, which included a 2-cent decrease in the real estate...

WMATA proposes cutting service at two Alexandria Metro stops

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Facing a nearly $500 million deficit due to the pandemic, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority proposed a sweeping set...

WMATA proposes eliminating bus routes

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is proposing budget cuts that could result in decreased rail and bus service in Alexandria. Like...

Council approves southern entrance for Potomac Yard Metro station

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously approved the design plan for the Potomac Yard Metro station’s much-discussed southern entrance during Saturday’s public hearing,...

Our View: Environmental impact of COVID-19

The emphasis of the COVID-19 pandemic has necessarily been on treatment for the sick and preventative measures to slow the spread of the virus....

Potomac Yard Metro proceeds on wetlands site

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a Clean Water Act permit to the City of Alexandria for the new...

Your Views: No cause for celebration

To the editor: The Army Corps of Engineers has given Alexandria the green light to fill in a wetland along the George Washington Memorial Parkway...

Potomac Yard Metro receives U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit

By staff The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit to the City of Alexandria for the new Potomac Yard Metro Station on Nov....