Tag: potomac yard metro

Vying for voters at West End forum

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At a forum Saturday afternoon, city council candidates gathered for the first time since the Democratic Primary in June to...

Council prepares to tackle key issues this fall

By Duncan Agnew | [email protected] City council is back in session after the summer recess with a full slate of issues and a number of...

Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

Letter to the Editor: We must save the Potomac Yard wetlands

To the editor: Alexandria and Arlington are losing natural habitats to so-called smart growth development at an alarming rate. Elected officials say that such density and...

Letter to the Editor: Who hijacked our government?

To the editor: At every turn it seems, malfeasance and abuse of public trust is shown to be commonplace in Alexandria’s staff and council. How...

Our View: Metro is an ongoing train wreck

Just when it seemed the news couldn’t get any worse for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, on Sunday it did just that: Metro...

Updated: Negotiations ongoing over possible Metro strike

As a high volume of travelers prepared to head to and from the Washington All-Star Game on Tuesday, a WMATA strike loomed. Metro employees voted...

Council mulls T.C. Williams parking shortage

By Duncan Agnew | [email protected] City council spent its final meeting of the session on June 26 discussing the elimination of Potomac Yard Metro’s southern...

Letter to the Editor: Times story was investigative journalism at its...

To the editor: As we sort through the upheavals of the June 12 election, let us not focus only on the results but on some...

Letter to the Editor: Wetlands impact should derail Potomac Yard Metro

To the editor: In a convoluted scenario typically satirized in a Carl Hiaasen novel, Alexandria’s now apparent backroom schemes for building the Potomac Yard Metro...