Tag: metro

Potomac Yard Metro southern entrance returns to chopping block

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The saga of the Potomac Yard Metro station’s controversial southern entrance returns, and according to a city news release, the...

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 | mschrott@alextimes.com  After a year of apprehension, the Metro shutdown will officially commence next week, disrupting the commutes and travel routines of...

Your Views: Let’s pivot from uncompliant Metro choice

To the editor: Alexandria’s Potomac Yard Metro Station Alternative B is yet another example of the widespread gentrification and taxbase aggrandizement that is erasing existing...

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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com One mile. For drivers, it is a distance easily crossed. For runners, a mile is only the start of a...

WMATA extends summer shutdown by six days

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com After promising that the summer shutdown of all Alexandria Metro stations would be complete by Labor Day, the Washington Metropolitan...

Gourmet toast and smoothie bar Toastique to open Monday

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Avanti Holdings Group’s latest venture, a healthy, fast-casual restaurant called Toastique, is opening at 1605 King St. on Monday. The gourmet...

Your Views: The solution to a residential nightmare

To the editor: The construction of the BRAC and the technology of Google have combined to place the City of Alexandria at the mercy of...