Tag: metro

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....

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus design advances

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] With construction slated to begin by the end of 2020, the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus is giving Potomac Yard a...

Your Views: Why pick the most damaging Metro location?

To the editor: The City of Alexandria, WMATA and Coalition for Smarter Growth, among others, are risking public safety in their push to build the...

Our View: Poised for big things

Two pieces of recent economic news, one looking back and the other forward, highlight how exciting this juncture is in Alexandria. The first is a...

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...

My View: It’s not too late to save the Potomac Yard...

On Aug. 4, the Environmental Council of Alexandria wrote Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) to ask them to reconsider their...

WMATA provides final month Metro platform project update

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With four weeks left in the city’s summer-long, $200 million Metro platform reconstruction project, the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority has...