Tag: safety

Your Views: Cars are worse than scooters

To the editor: I would like to respond to the Alexandria Times’ series on the scooter pilot program. The subtitle of the third article in the...

Your Views: Alexandria has a problem with electronic scooters

To the editor: I imagine that you have received dozens of letters about the scooters in Old Town, but I thought I’d add my voice...

Our View: E-scooters and safety are contradictions

The kindest phrase we can find to describe the city’s transportation philosophy – which purportedly prioritizes safety – is “wildly contradictory.” The schizophrenic approach to...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 3: City’s scooter program raises safety concerns

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Scooters first started rolling into Alexandria late last year, bringing with them a wave of anxiety over public safety. The city...

Your Views: Listen to residents on Seminary lane issue

To the editor: Alexandria’s Department of Transportation and Environmental Services is recommending a series of changes to Seminary Road based on city staff’s confusing hybrid...

Your Views: Another scooter near miss

To the editor: I have to concur with the letters to the editor concerning scooters in your April 18 paper. This past Monday, I was...

Your Views: Public safety must be budget priority

To the editor: City council is engaged in what I believe is their most challenging annual task: finalizing the city’s budget. Because budget dollars are...

My View | Joe Sestak: Where you live matters

To the editor: Calling Seminary Road “a corridor with a high number of KSI (killed or seriously injured) crashes,” last year the city proposed replacing...

Your Views: Strokes can strike seemingly healthy people

To the editor: In response to the letter, “Learn to spot a stroke and save a life,” I wanted to share our family’s story so...

Your Views: Facts don’t justify Vision Zero

To the editor: I write in response to the letter, “Fact-based decision making” in your Feb. 28 edition. In the name of safety, bicycling advocates...