Tag: transportation

Agenda:Alexandria reflects on 20 years of debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Agenda:Alexandria, which celebrated its 20th anniversary on June 10, started with a particularly contentious election season and a Rolodex. Former City...

Shattered promises in Potomac Yard

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Potomac Yard residents are frustrated after what they see as a pattern of bait-and-switch from the city and a lack of accountability...

Alexandria Chamber “outraged” at Potomac Yard Metro changes

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has issued a fiery response to recently announced changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station. The statement comes shortly after...

City manager announces Potomac Yard Metro plan changes

City Manager Mark Jinks has announced significant changes to the Potomac Yard Metro station plan. Jinks said in a memo to Mayor Allison Silberberg and...

Alexandria Metro stations to close for four months in summer 2019

All Alexandria Metro stations will close for four months in summer 2019, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Monday in a news release. The Braddock...

Council OKs revised Potomac Yard Metro budget, sets stage to vote...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  City council unanimously approved a revised funding proposal for the Potomac Yard Metro station and received a presentation outlining the...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Mo Seifeldein Alexandria, energy is contagious and our leaders, in their least effective form, should serve as a symbol of hope. The national energy can...

Councilor Paul Smedberg seeks sixth term

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] When Paul Smedberg first ran for city council in 2000, his bid ended with a loss. Three years later, he ran...

Education, transportation prioritized in FY2019 capital improvement program

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks’ proposed capital improvement program calls for $2.142 billion between fiscal years 2019 and 2028, with $194.8 million proposed...

City councilors discuss DASH upgrades, controversial paint at legislative meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City councilors discussed a wide range of issues at their Tuesday night legislative meeting, including the General Assembly legislative agenda,...