Tag: seminary road

Your Views: Council overreach and the Dillon rule

To the editor: "We can't do this again," Mayor Justin Wilson proclaimed at the end of September's city council public hearing on the Seminary Road...

Holy Cow debuts ‘controversial’ burger

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Del Ray burger joint Holy Cow has managed to stuff some of the city’s biggest issues into its latest creation. The...

Your Views: Seminary decision an example of non-representative government

To the editor: Recent changes on Seminary Road from four lanes to three lanes and the addition of two bike lanes has sparked major controversy. To...

Councilor Amy Jackson calls for reversal of Seminary road diet

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com In a surprise to fellow members of council and city staff, Councilor Amy Jackson made a motion during Tuesday’s legislative...

Your Views: Let’s take back Seminary Road

To the editor: I woke up this morning with a twinge of empowerment. Last night I picked up my “Take Back Seminary Road” bumper sticker...

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: Seminary debacle is Wilson’s fault

To the editor: Every now and then, a politician becomes forever known for one unfortunate statement. For George H.W. Bush, it was “Read my lips: No...

Your Views: Elected officials deserve respect

To the editor: It has now been two months since the Sept. 14 city council decision regarding the design for the Seminary Road Project. Implementation...

Your Views: Those elusive mystery residents

To the editor: At the Sept. 14 public hearing on Seminary Road repaving, Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker criticized single-family residents and civic associations, claiming to...

Your Views: A stereotype of cyclists

To the editor: After only a few years in Alexandria, I am old enough to know that the Seminary Road road diet decision is not...