Tag: traffic

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...

Seminary Road update goes before council next week

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council is slated to hear an update about the controversial restructuring of Seminary Road at its legislative meeting on...

Your Views: Magical thinking on growth

To the editor: I am writing in response to the editorial, “Supporting smart development in the West End,” in the Oct. 24 Alexandria Times. While...

Your Views: Scooters are motor vehicles

To the editor: In this discussion about e-scooters, we should not lose sight of the fact that they are motor vehicles, which typically bicycles are...

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: 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...

Seminary Road project en route to council

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] One issue looms over all others as the fall city council term approaches: the potential restructuring of a stretch of...

Our View: How to enhance lower King Street

When considering a life-altering change, it’s important to carefully analyze the benefits and costs associated with the potential transformation. This is true for both...

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...