Tag: seminary road

Your Views: Rebutting Jinks’ rebuttal

To the editor: A rebuttal to City Manager Mark Jinks’ Feb. 13 opinion piece, “Key facts about Seminary Road,” is in order. Jinks argued that...

Your Views: Why I love the new Seminary Road

To the editor: I live on a small cul-de-sac off of Seminary Road and use the road several times every day as either a driver,...

Your Views: Let the voters decide Alexandria’s direction

To the editor: My cap’s off to City Manager Mark Jinks for shedding additional light on how the decision was made to eliminate travel lanes...

Your Views: Stop degrading our civic associations

To the editor: In the seemingly relentless attacks on civic associations and the citizens who spend countless hours trying to stay informed about city issues,...

AFD response to Seminary Road FOIA emails

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following the legislative meeting on Feb. 11, during which council revisited the controversial Seminary Road restructuring, Alexandria Fire Chief Corey...

Our View: Time to revisit Complete Streets?

You’ve seen the artist’s renderings: people walking, bicyclists with helmets in designated bike lanes, a bus driving in a marked transit lane and even...

My View | Mark Jinks: Key facts about Seminary Road

Recent discussions and columns about improvements to safety and mobility on Seminary Road have lost sight of a key fact: The road was designed...

Your Views: Try biking around Alexandria, you’ll like it

To the editor: As a regular bicycle rider, and sometimes automobile driver, living in Old Town, I am dismayed to read about the opposition by...

Our View: A fund for FOIAs

Requests under the Freedom of Information Act can be expensive, and they're not free for media companies – contrary to popular belief – when...

City responds to Seminary Road inquires

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following months of community turmoil over the narrowing of Seminary Road, city staff went before council Tuesday evening to provide...