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Our View: When Metro’s a no-go

Alexandria’s residents and businesses are being hit by a devastating duo of shutdowns this year. As the partial federal government closure hits the month...

Alexandria braces for summer Metro shutdown

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As the three-month summer Metro shutdown looms, city staff and city council are struggling to reach consensus on solutions that...

Metro: No Yellow Line service between Nov. 26 and Dec. 9

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Due to a 14-day Metro capital project that began today, there will be no Yellow Line service through Dec. 9. The...

Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...

Our View: Metro is an ongoing train wreck

Just when it seemed the news couldn’t get any worse for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, on Sunday it did just that: Metro...

Updated: Negotiations ongoing over possible Metro strike

As a high volume of travelers prepared to head to and from the Washington All-Star Game on Tuesday, a WMATA strike loomed. Metro employees voted...

Letter to the Editor: WMATA’s leadership is the problem

To the editor: Amanda Wilcox’s letter about the hardships Metro’s summer-long segment closure next year will foist on Alexandria’s transit-dependent residents forces us to look...

Our View: Potomac Yard Metro obfuscation erodes trust

The general erosion of trust is one of the saddest components of our modern era. It takes a long time to gain trust; conversely, trust...

After FOIAed emails released, city’s Potomac Yard narrative changes

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The narrative on the Potomac Yard Metro station design changed dramatically following the release of emails after a Freedom of...

Letter to the Editor: Why is 2019 closing of Metro stations...

To the editor: The Metrorail system has been neglecting its aging infrastructure for decades – and unfortunately, Alexandria residents will pay the consequences when all of...
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