Tag: transportation and environmental services

About Alexandria with Mark Eaton: Stormwater utility fee credit suggestions

Alexandria’s Department of Transportation and Environmental Services is consistently in the spotlight because part of its mission is to solve the city’s persistent flooding...

Your Views: Are we a city that tolerates bullying of residents?

To the editor: Most people know me as Mike or Michael Curry. However, that is not my real name. I started using Michael during...

Your Views: Delay stormwater fee spike

To the editor: The Alexandria City Council is rushing to double the annual stormwater fee to $280 for the typical single-family homeowner by 2022, and...

AFD response to Seminary Road FOIA emails

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following the legislative meeting on Feb. 11, during which council revisited the controversial Seminary Road restructuring, Alexandria Fire Chief Corey...

My View | Frank Putzu: ‘Hold to that talking point’

By Frank Putzu As revealed last week, FOIA documents indicate that the Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services officials confused the position of the...

My View | Frank Putzu: Fire Department lacked input on Seminary...

By Frank Putzu This is the first of three My Views that will examine the role of the Alexandria Fire Department in planning prior to...

Metro shutdown hits one-month mark

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A month into the three-month-long summer Metro shutdown, Alexandria’s commuters, residents and business owners are feeling the effects. After the announcement...

Letter to the Editor: Feedback needed tonight for waste plan

To the editor: The global recycling market is facing challenges. Recyclables are commodities, and their value fluctuates over time. Recycling of some materials, such as...

Chatham Square residents seek parking revision

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Old Town residents are pushing back against a request by the Chatham Square homeowners’ association to reverse DSUP conditions that restrict...

City council adopts Vision Zero action plan

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council formally adopted a Vision Zero action plan at its public hearing on Saturday, which has the goal of eliminating...