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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...

Our View: BRAC to the future

"… Nearby residents shouted in anger that they weren’t consulted during the … decision process, while officials from all parties involved passed the buck....

Letter to the Editor: Potomac Yard Metro: What did they know...

To the editor: The loss of a southern entrance for the planned new Metro stop at Potomac Yard is disappointing. I could live with that...

Shattered promises in Potomac Yard

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Potomac Yard residents are frustrated after what they see as a pattern of bait-and-switch from the city and a lack of accountability...
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