Tag: safety

Your Views: Call.Click.Connect system works

To the editor: I need to thank city staff for listening and hearing my requests for improved safety on Seminary Road between N. Howard Street...

Your Views: Implement bike lanes called for in master plan

To the editor: I am writing in response to letters and articles published in the Alexandria Times about the proposal to repave a one-mile segment...

Alexandria college student dies in Labor Day weekend crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Brandon Dorns, 22, of Alexandria, died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate-64 in Goochland County over Labor Day weekend, according...

Your Views: If city won’t provide traffic oversight, citizens should

To the editor: I have come to the realization that Alexandria is not going to perform oversight of traffic at the very busy King and...

Our View: Seminary Road touches on bigger issues

Each year, certain city issues seem to be a little louder than others. Whether our city council is considering putting a slaughterhouse next door to...

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: 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 | [email protected] Scooters first started rolling into Alexandria late last year, bringing with them a wave of anxiety over public safety. The city...