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Heroes don't always wear capes. Through thick and thin, transit drivers keep to their schedules, check fares, give direc...
03/18/2020

Heroes don't always wear capes. Through thick and thin, transit drivers keep to their schedules, check fares, give directions, announce stops, remember requests, and more, all while maneuvering large vehicles through unpredictable traffic and weather conditions. Join us in celebrating our heroes for Transit Team Appreciation Day by thanking your Bus Operator or another transit team member on March 18. Because of them, we can!
Visit transitdriverday.org

Virginia TeleworkWeek is over, but it's never too late to start a telework program. If you're interested in learning how...
03/06/2020

Virginia TeleworkWeek is over, but it's never too late to start a telework program. If you're interested in learning how Telework!VA can help your organization, call 1-866-469-1010 or visit teleworkva.org #TeleworkWeekVA

As many businesses have learned, a well planned telework program creates continuity of operations (COOP) and ensures pro...
03/05/2020

As many businesses have learned, a well planned telework program creates continuity of operations (COOP) and ensures productivity in case your employees are not able to be in the office. Show your support for telework by participating in Virginia Telework Week - March 2-6. To learn more, visit teleworkv.org #TeleworkWeekVA

Employees who telework are more productive and have higher retention rates. Learn more about starting or expanding a tel...
03/04/2020

Employees who telework are more productive and have higher retention rates. Learn more about starting or expanding a telework program at teleworkva.org. #TeleworkWeekVA

Teleworking just one day a week is a great way to improve work/life balance. Ask your boss about working from home durin...
03/03/2020

Teleworking just one day a week is a great way to improve work/life balance. Ask your boss about working from home during Virgina telework Week, March 2-6! Learn more at teleworkva.org #TeleworkWeekVA
#Telework1DayVA

Virginia’s Telework Week begins today through March 6! Great benefits attract great employees. Teleworkers are more prod...
03/02/2020

Virginia’s Telework Week begins today through March 6! Great benefits attract great employees. Teleworkers are more productive, have increased morale and higher retention rates. Teleworking just one day a week can make a big difference to you and your employees. Learn more at #TeleworkWeekVA #Telework1DayVA Teleworkva.org

Telework Week begins next week, March 2-6! Offering telework just one day a week is a simple way to boost productivity a...
02/28/2020

Telework Week begins next week, March 2-6! Offering telework just one day a week is a simple way to boost productivity and retain your best employees.
#TeleworkWeekVA
#Telework1DayVA

When businesses allow qualifying employees to work from home one day a week, everyone benefits! #TeleworkWeekVA#Telework...
02/28/2020

When businesses allow qualifying employees to work from home one day a week, everyone benefits!
#TeleworkWeekVA
#Telework1DayVA

"I want to sit in traffic".... said no one ever"  #Notraffic #TeleworkWeekVA
02/27/2020

"I want to sit in traffic".... said no one ever" #Notraffic #TeleworkWeekVA

Celebrate Telework Week with a new coworker! Ask your boss if you can telework just one day during Virginia Telework Wee...
02/27/2020

Celebrate Telework Week with a new coworker! Ask your boss if you can telework just one day during Virginia Telework Week March 2-6.
#TeleworkWeekVA
#Telework1DayVA
teleworkva.org

Timeline Photos
02/26/2020

Timeline Photos

MOBILITY PLAN UPDATE: Four pop-up events are scheduled today through Sunday. Share your priorities in person or online a...
12/03/2019
Alexandria Mobility Plan (AMP)

MOBILITY PLAN UPDATE: Four pop-up events are scheduled today through Sunday. Share your priorities in person or online at the link below. #GOAlex #AMP

- Tuesday, December 3, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m – YMCA (420 E. Monroe Ave.)
- Friday, December 6, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. – T.C. Williams Boys Basketball game (3330 King St.)
- Sunday, December 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Global Foods at Mark Center (1476 N. Beauregard St.)
- Sunday, December 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. – Forest 24 Hour Laundromat (4118 Mt Vernon Ave.)

https://engagement.alexandriava.gov/alexandria-mobility-plan

The existing 2008 Transportation Master Plan set the stage for transportation improvements over the last decade and ongoing major initiatives. The AMP will serve as a policy-oriented, strategic update to the Transportation Master Plan. The AMP team is working with the public to update the vision and...

Improved transit access is coming! Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project receives Federal permit required for construct...
11/26/2019
City of Alexandria Receives Final Joint Permit Application Approval for Construction of Potomac Yard Metrorail Station

Improved transit access is coming! Potomac Yard Metrorail Station project receives Federal permit required for construction to progress. #GOAlex #TryTransit alexandriava.gov/112498

On November 15, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit to the City of Alexandria for the new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. In accordance with the federal Clean Water Act, the extensive evaluation process used to issue the permit included a public comment period and consideration of conse...

Voice your opinion on the proposed changes to DASHBus routes!1. Attend the public hearing at the DASH board meeting in C...
11/11/2019
Transit Vision Plan

Voice your opinion on the proposed changes to DASHBus routes!
1. Attend the public hearing at the DASH board meeting in City Hall: THIS Wednesday, November 13 | 5:30 PM. (Public hearing is at the beginning of the meeting.)
2. Visit dashbus.com/TransitVision under "What's New" where you can find a survey and list of pop-up locations to talk with staff. Survey deadline is November 22.

The Transit Vision Plan will identify existing and future bus transit needs and community priorities in the City of Alexandria as a basis for designing a future bus network that improves mobility, accessibility, and overall cost efficiency.

NEWS YOU CAN USE: I-395 Express Lanes to begin tolling Sunday, November 17, after a two year construction project. Want ...
11/05/2019
395 Express Lanes open November 17, tolling begins | Express Lanes

NEWS YOU CAN USE: I-395 Express Lanes to begin tolling Sunday, November 17, after a two year construction project. Want to use the newer, faster lanes? Be sure to use either E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex. #GOAlex #VDOT
https://www.expresslanes.com/395-Express-Lanes-open-Nov-17

On November 17, the 395 HOV lanes will become dynamically tolled express lanes, offering busy drivers a convenient new choice. Like the rest of the network, tolling and HOV-3 rules will be in effect 24/7, 365 days a year.

Do you walk or bicycle as part of your commute? Vision Zero is in the spotlight this Pedestrian Safety Awareness Week! S...
10/29/2019

Do you walk or bicycle as part of your commute? Vision Zero is in the spotlight this Pedestrian Safety Awareness Week! Stop by a City pop-up 4:00 to 6:00 PM today to get free safety gear before daylight savings time ends this weekend. Locations below. #VisionZeroALX #GOAlex #OperationIllumination

Cameron Station Blvd. & Duke St.
N. Jordan St. & Duke St. Bus Stop
Metrolinear Trail near Braddock Rd Metro Station
Mt. Vernon Ave. & Russell Rd.
N. Royal St. & Bashford Lane

How often are you on I-95? Virginia agencies are studying the corridor from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Alexandria to t...
10/24/2019
I-95 Corridor Improvement Plan | Major Projects | Studies - Commonwealth Transportation Board

How often are you on I-95? Virginia agencies are studying the corridor from the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Alexandria to the North Carolina border, and they need your input! Make your voice heard through the survey by October 31!

Find more project information and access the survey here: http://www.ctb.virginia.gov/projects/major_projects/i-95_study.asp

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), supported by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and the Virginia State Police (VSP), will study Interstate 95 (I-95) to identify priorities as well as potential revenue sources that could be dedicated...

There are so many transit options! You can travel by bus, train, or even boat! Today is the last of the 3-day car free d...
09/23/2019

There are so many transit options! You can travel by bus, train, or even boat! Today is the last of the 3-day car free day effort, but that doesn't mean you have to stop being car-free! Visit NovaRides.org for more info #NoVaRides #CarFreeDays

Just about an hour to get the to Fairfax St parklet for a hole of mini golf. Then head down to 6 & 7 King St. and choose...
09/20/2019

Just about an hour to get the to Fairfax St parklet for a hole of mini golf. Then head down to 6 & 7 King St. and choose to hang out in the sun or shade! Thanks to all our participants and those who stopped by a parklet. #parkingday #parkingdayalx you have until either 330 or 7, depending on the parklet. Visit alexandriava.gov/93400 for the map with hours.

Stop by 530 King St to see @rhiplaces Parklet all about plastics. How long do you think it took to collect these plastic...
09/20/2019

Stop by 530 King St to see @rhiplaces Parklet all about plastics. How long do you think it took to collect these plastic bottles? Then wander down the @alexanimals at 320 King to say hi to the cute pups and get your adoption questions answered. #parkingday #parkingdayalx

Still plenty of time to swing by 1 of 14 parklets for #parkingday. In the 300 block of Cameron you can place a sticker o...
09/20/2019

Still plenty of time to swing by 1 of 14 parklets for #parkingday. In the 300 block of Cameron you can place a sticker on the @hga_dc boards In support of green space, color w chalk and 100 N. Royal is @rpca_alexva where you can add your fav park memory for #alexparklove and more. #parkingdayalx

The @alexlibraryva parklet for #parkingday is all set up in the 700 block of Queen St. at the Barrett branch with mobile...
09/20/2019

The @alexlibraryva parklet for #parkingday is all set up in the 700 block of Queen St. at the Barrett branch with mobile book check out. Come by now for lemonade and cookies or kids story time will be in the seating area at 230 today! #parkingdayalx

The American Institute of Architects are set up in the 1100 block of King (photo top left) for you to enjoy being out of...
09/20/2019

The American Institute of Architects are set up in the 1100 block of King (photo top left) for you to enjoy being out of the fray of the sidewalk and GoAlex is the 900 block of King. Come add your commute to the map. #parkingday #parkingdayalx. We are working out way to all 14 locations today. Visit alexandriava.gov/93400

#ParkingDay is coming THIS Friday, Sept. 20. We can't wait to see what our 14 participants will do with their parking sp...
09/18/2019

#ParkingDay is coming THIS Friday, Sept. 20. We can't wait to see what our 14 participants will do with their parking space! Visit alexandriava.gov/93400 for a listing of locations and participating organizations.

Did you know switching to transit could save you up to $10K per year!? Check out your options at NoVaRides.org! #TryTran...
09/18/2019

Did you know switching to transit could save you up to $10K per year!? Check out your options at NoVaRides.org! #TryTransitWeek #NoVaRides

Stressed in traffic? Decompress on transit. Plan your commute at NoVaRides.org #TryTransitWeek #NoVaRides
09/17/2019

Stressed in traffic? Decompress on transit. Plan your commute at NoVaRides.org #TryTransitWeek #NoVaRides

Try Transit Week is the perfect time to take back your commute! Visit NoVaRides.org to find your new ride! #TryTransitWe...
09/16/2019

Try Transit Week is the perfect time to take back your commute! Visit NoVaRides.org to find your new ride! #TryTransitWeek #NovaRides

Have you made the pledge to be car-free at least one day over Sept. 21-23? Visit https://carfreemetrodc.org and sign up....
09/11/2019
Car Free Day | Are You Ready To Take The Pledge?

Have you made the pledge to be car-free at least one day over Sept. 21-23? Visit https://carfreemetrodc.org and sign up. Need some help to get car free? You can visit alexandriava.gov/GoAlex to learn about options in Alexandria.

Car Free Day is a worldwide event that encourages greener methods of travel; meaning ways to get around other than driving alone by car. Commuter Connections hosts Car Free Day in the Washington, DC region to bring awareness to the benefits of travel options such as transit, bicycling and walking; a...

Have you registered for one of the THREE options for Car Free Day? Choose either a weekend day or weekday of Sat. Sept. ...
09/05/2019
Car Free Day | Are You Ready To Take The Pledge?

Have you registered for one of the THREE options for Car Free Day? Choose either a weekend day or weekday of Sat. Sept. 21-Mon. Sept. 23. Or maybe you want to do all three days! Visit: https://carfreemetrodc.org/ to sign up and learn more about the event.

Car Free Day is a worldwide event that encourages greener methods of travel; meaning ways to get around other than driving alone by car. Commuter Connections hosts Car Free Day in the Washington, DC region to bring awareness to the benefits of travel options such as transit, bicycling and walking; a...

The amazing evening parking rates at City garages & lots will only last through the WMATA Platform Improvement Project s...
09/03/2019

The amazing evening parking rates at City garages & lots will only last through the WMATA Platform Improvement Project shutdown. Once Metro is back to normal rail operations, these parking rates disappear like Cinderella and rates return to previous amounts. See the attached map for locations of garages and lots with discounted rates and visit alexandriava.gov/12490 for more details.

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421 King St
Alexandria, VA
22314

DASH AT-2, AT-5, AT-8, AT-3, AT-4, King Street Trolley, Metrobus 9A, 10A, 11Y, 29K, 29N

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(703) 746-4686

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