Tag: traffic

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...

Your Views: Don’t shrink Seminary

To the editor: The Alexandria City Council is set to vote in mid-September to reduce the number of automobile lanes on Seminary Road while simultaneously...

Your Views: Union Street is a chaotic mess

To the editor: We are all in favor of a vibrant city life, but if you could see from your windows what we see on...

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...