Tag: traffic

Your Views: Transit alternatives

To the editor: Now that Alexandria is being subjected to yet another Metro shutdown, the city is looking for additional ways to improve transportation alternatives....

Your Views: We need rapid bus lanes

To the editor: The Times has stated that Duke Street is not the place for “rapid speed public buses” because it is “gridlocked.” The Times reveals...

Your Views: Support for rapid buses on Duke Street

To the editor: In the “Our View” column of last week’s paper, the Times editors noted that Duke Street is bursting and that the issues...

Our View: Don’t strangle Duke Street

Putting pressure on something that’s already bursting at the seams usually doesn’t end well. That could mean squeezing into an already tight shirt after visiting...

Getting traffic out of neighborhoods

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] A community meeting about the Duke Street Traffic Mitigation Pilot took place on Aug. 11 to discuss phase II of the...

Your Views: Save historic Captain’s Row

To the editor: Historic Captain’s Row is at its breaking point and requests from the residents to the mayor and City Council have fallen...

Your Views: Traffic control needed at foot of King Street

To the editor: As usual, on most weekends, especially during this period of the pandemic, I’ve encountered massive traffic jams driving north on Union Street...

Police investigate serious car crash

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria police are currently investigating a vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday afternoon and left an Alexandria resident in critical...

Your Views: Racial justice in traffic enforcement

To the editor: Alexandria Families for Safe Streets has many members who are concerned about safety on our streets. Some members have buried siblings, parents...

New state laws go into effect

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Several new laws passed during the Virginia General Assembly’s 2020 session went into effect on July 1. This is the first...