Tag: traffic

Letter to the Editor: Let’s improve pedestrian safety

To the editor: Pedestrian safety is very important to me. More than two years ago, my dad was crossing Duke Street when he was hit...

Letter to the Editor: Considering safety and mobility on Seminary Road

To the editor: As part of Alexandria’s Vision Zero commitment to eliminating traffic-related deaths and serious injuries by 2028, the city uses the opportunity of...

Letter to the Editor: Police officers should help manage traffic

I have a comment about the letter to the editor by Townsend Van Fleet, “Station police at busy intersections” in your July 26 edition...

Letter to the Editor: Station police at busy intersections

To the editor: On Saturday, July 7, I encountered a massive traffic jam as I was driving north on Union Street toward King Street. Due...

Letter to the Editor: Consider the facts before removing Seminary Road...

To the editor: The City of Alexandria hosted a May community meeting on safety improvements for pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles to be implemented next year...

Letter to the Editor: Bottlenecking strangles time and energy

To the editor: Not too many years ago, the flow of vehicles in Alexandria was a mere trickle compared to the absolute torrent it is...

Letter to the Editor: Solutions needed to tour bus traffic

To the editor: Although the City of Alexandria has appointed a number of Tour Bus Task Force groups over the years, the problem of tour...

Overnight storms result in flooding throughout Alexandria

Storms and rainfall that started in the early hours of Monday morning resulted in flooding on Alexandria streets near the waterfront, including in Old...

City asks for public comment on draft of Vision Zero, traffic...

The city is asking for input on two in-the-works plans to reduce traffic fatalities and serious crashes. The public can comment through the city's website...

Letter to the editor: City council needs reform

To the editor: It is time to rein in the rampant disregard of the public trust by the Alexandria City Council. Congressman Don Beyer has just...