Tag: transportation

Your Views: E-scooters are good for Alexandria

To the editor: There is not a mode of transportation I don’t love. I own a car, often commute on a bicycle and have Metro...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 2: For riders, e-scooters are more than...

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com One mile. For drivers, it is a distance easily crossed. For runners, a mile is only the start of a...

Your Views: Fix scooter problems now

To the editor: Scooters. Scooters. That’s all I hear from all my friends in Old Town. The number of scooter incidents is unreal; you just...

Your Views: Scooters are dangerous and chaotic

To the editor: The recent influx of electric scooters has created a mess in Old Town that we don’t need. Regardless of the brand – Lime,...

Your Views: Scooters running amok

To the editor: The more I look at the city’s Vision Zero web page with all the sanctimonious pledges by all the city officials, the...

DASH operators request higher wages

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Drivers for Alexandria’s bus company, DASH, filled city council chambers with red shirts and passionate words to ask for additional...

Donley did vote for BRAC density

To the editor: In the March 28 Alexandria Times, Bill Goff wrote a letter, “The solution to a residential nightmare,” highlighting why the enormous BRAC...

Your Views: Fact-based decision making

To the editor: I am responding to the letter, “Vision Zero is a detrimental fad” in the Feb. 7 Alexandria Times. The author cites a...

Your Views: Potholes need immediate attention

To the editor: As I drive around Old Town, I continually come upon numerous pot holes that have obviously developed over the winter. Luckily, to...

Community members gather to discuss Alexandria’s health priorities

Alexandria community members met to examine results from a recent citywide health survey at George Washington Middle School on Nov. 3. Attendees discussed the many...