Tag: potomac yard metro

The Business Plan with Bill Regan: Great expectations

Our region is humming. You can’t walk or ride down a street without noticing cranes and dodging construction crews. These are, for better or...

Your Views: Building Metro on wetlands will cause more flooding

To the editor: Our local government just announced that it has won a great victory by at last obtaining the necessary federal permit to destroy...

Our View: Environmental actions speak louder than words

Alexandria’s elected leaders must make difficult decisions that often involve tradeoffs – and those choices seldom leave all sides happy. But when a clear...

Your Views: Density quest is not egalitarian

To the editor: I’m all in favor of affordable housing. But don’t be tricked – it’s a feel-good phrase. It shrouds the intent to make...

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...

Your Views: Short memory for what matters

To the editor: At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality public hearing on Tuesday, to influence the State Water Control Board to grant or deny...

Your Views: Time to take back our city

To the editor: A disconnect exists between the public and our public servants. I think it’s a serious one. Our public servants are not asking...

Potomac Yard Metro southern entrance returns to chopping block

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The saga of the Potomac Yard Metro station’s controversial southern entrance returns, and according to a city news release, the...

Allison Silberberg reflects on term as mayor

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As she looks back on her time as mayor, Allison Silberberg’s reflections are built from stories of the events she’s...

Dominion drops power line plan, reigniting special tax district debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Alexandria faces a budget shortfall for the Potomac Yard Metro after Dominion Power announced last week it isn’t moving forward...