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Metro Shutdown

Alexandria area residents, businesses and officials are preparing for WMATA's Metro Platform Improvement Project, which will close all Alexandria area stations for critical station platform restoration from May 25 through Sept. 8.

Here's more information that will help you get around the region without Metro rail service this summer: 

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Pixabay

Virginia officials are gearing up to study all 179 miles of the Interstate in an effort to improve the roadway. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy DASH

From paving roads to new bicycle facilities and Bus Rapid Transit, commuters will see a lot of improvements in the next 6 years. Read more

News

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Courtesy Society Fair

Alexandria food emporium closed its doors for good Monday. Read more

Food & Dining

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Alexandria Living Magazine

'Spaces' offers a range of offices, collaboration areas and more. Read more

Business

King Street in Alexandria

Photo by K Summerer for Visit Alexandria

A new survey reveals some businesses are seeing a decrease in revenue from the closure of all Metro stations in the Alexandria area. Read more

Business

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Industrious

More companies are using local flexible workspaces to reduce commutes and increase happiness. Read more

Business

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Google Maps

Officials are helping residents make better-informed decisions about where, when and how to travel. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy DASH

Northbound Van Dorn, Washington Street and Richmond Highway had a 20 to 30% increase in traffic Tuesday morning. Read more

News

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Kailsta Diamantopolous

Some commuting alternatives worked, others didn't Tuesday morning. Read more

News

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Pixabay

The D.C.-area's unique form of carpooling is expanding to help Alexandria residents get to work. Read more

News

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Pexels

Even experienced riders can benefit from riding with a commute mentor. Read more

News

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Image courtesy of Via

App will connect commuters for carpooling. Read more

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Photo courtesy DASH

The City is providing a variety of resources to residents ahead of summer commute changes. Read more

News

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Pexels

Just 8 days before the Metro rail summer shutdown in Alexandria, here's your chance to test your bike commute. Read more

Health & Wellness

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Pixabay

Summer Metro Platform Improvement Plan will make commutes into the District longer. Read more

News

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Pexels

If you're thinking about biking to work during this summer's Metro rail shutdown, this clinic may help prepare you. Read more

News

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

Your guide to navigating (or avoiding) this summer's Metro Platform Improvement Project. Read more

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PHOTO BY R. KENNEDY FOR VISIT ALEXANDRIA

Bike, bus, trains and other options for your commute this summer. Read more

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Chris Militzer/Miliman12 Photography

If you haven’t been on a bicycle much since before you could drive a car, here are tips on switching your commute from four wheels to two. Read more

Health & Wellness