Tag: parking

The city expands its suspension of parking enforcement

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city suspended enforcement of several parking restrictions on Sunday, according to a news release. The decision comes as the city...

Our View: Responsiveness on parking

Saturday’s public hearing is an example of the city heeding the wishes of residents on an issue important to them. After city staff proposed limiting...

City proposes residential parking permit changes

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Changes to the city’s residential parking permit program are underway and both residents and businesses are concerned about what the...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

City sells $5.3 million worth of Old Town public property

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council voted to sell four plots of city property to a private investment firm for $5.3 million at its July 9...

Your Views: Free visitor parking harms the environment

To the editor: If Alexandria’s leaders are really interested in improving the environment and lowering the carbon footprint they should get rid of free visitor...

Your Views: Scooters, lack of parking are ruining Old Town

To the editor: The condition of Old Town is deteriorating. With lots of empty storefronts, you’d think those in city hall would have concluded that...

Your Views: Former mayor defends his record

To the editor: The March 28 Alexandria Times offered a letter from Bill Goff, “The solution to a residential nightmare,” and his criticism of the...

Council makes Old Town parking pilot permanent

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to make a pay-by-phone parking pilot permanent at its public hearing on Saturday. The pilot program, which has...

Your Views: Please do the right thing and extend parking protection

To the editor: I live on a block with the pay-by-phone parking pilot program in Old Town. The quality of our lives has improved exponentially...