Tag: wmata

Metro, city plan mitigation strategies for six-week shutdown

By Catherine Kane | [email protected]  WMATA has announced travel alternatives during major disruptions to service on the Blue and Yellow lines south of Ronald Reagan...

Your Views: We have no public transportation

To the editor: Whether you commute to work by WMATA, DASH, carpool, driving or even by bike, WMATA service affects you. The region used to...

Mayor outlines “common ground” areas with Gov. Youngkin

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson shared a letter addressed to incoming Gov. Glenn Youngkin outlining areas of cooperation he hopes the two...

Proposed FY2022 budget includes tax rate decrease

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his proposed fiscal year 2022 budget, which included a 2-cent decrease in the real estate...

WMATA proposes cutting service at two Alexandria Metro stops

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Facing a nearly $500 million deficit due to the pandemic, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority proposed a sweeping set...

WMATA proposes eliminating bus routes

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is proposing budget cuts that could result in decreased rail and bus service in Alexandria. Like...

Amazon HQ2, VT Innovation Campus plans advance

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The COVID-19 pandemic has forced some developers to hit the pause button or reevaluate their timelines, but two major projects...

Former City Councilor and State Sen. Bob Calhoun dies at 83

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Bob Calhoun, a former Republican state senator and city councilor, died on Aug. 6 of prostate cancer. He was 83. Calhoun...

Your Views: Development trumps schools and trees

To the editor: On May 26, CNN ran a story about tree loss. According to David Nowak, a senior U.S. Forest Service scientist and co-author...

Council approves southern entrance for Potomac Yard Metro station

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously approved the design plan for the Potomac Yard Metro station’s much-discussed southern entrance during Saturday’s public hearing,...