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Your Views: Knowledgeable community voices are needed

To the editor: In response to the March 5 letter to the editor in the Alexandria Times, “Still awaiting ethics reform,” I would like to...

Your Views: Still awaiting ethics reform

To the editor: Nathan Macek, volunteer chair of the Alexandria Planning Commission, is also director of project development and finance and a senior vice president...

Your Views: Why pick the most damaging Metro location?

To the editor: The City of Alexandria, WMATA and Coalition for Smarter Growth, among others, are risking public safety in their push to build the...

Photos: Metro stations reopen on time

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After a three-month-long shutdown of all Metro stations south of Reagan National Airport, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority reopened...

WMATA provides final month Metro platform project update

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] With four weeks left in the city’s summer-long, $200 million Metro platform reconstruction project, the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority has...

Potomac Yard Metro construction drags

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected]  The Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group held a meeting on Aug. 5 to discuss updates on construction, permits and...

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...

WMATA to build new headquarters on Eisenhower

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council approved construction of a new Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority office building, pending a development special use permit review, at...

Smedberg named WMATA board of directors chairman

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Board of Directors elected former Alexandria City Councilor Paul Smedberg as its next chairman Thursday...

Potomac Yard Metro Station’s southern entrance gets scaled back

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted unanimously to simplify the design of the southern entrance of the Potomac Yard Metro Station at its...