Tag: metro

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...

Potomac Yard Metro construction drags

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected]  The Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group held a meeting on Aug. 5 to discuss updates on construction, permits and...

Metro shutdown hits one-month mark

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A month into the three-month-long summer Metro shutdown, Alexandria’s commuters, residents and business owners are feeling the effects. After the announcement...

WMATA to build new headquarters on Eisenhower

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council approved construction of a new Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority office building, pending a development special use permit review, at...

Flash flooding hits Alexandria, city continues to assess damage

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria and the larger DMV area faced a flash flood emergency on Monday, as four inches of rain fell in...

Smedberg named WMATA board of directors chairman

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Board of Directors elected former Alexandria City Councilor Paul Smedberg as its next chairman Thursday...