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Potomac Yard Development
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Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group

The Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group was established in October 2008 and met over the course of a year and a half through February 2010. In order to ensure there is continuity between the previous initiatives and the implementation of the proposed Metrorail station, the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Feasibility Work Group will be re-convened as The Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG). This group will assist in the review of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), station concepts, funding, provide input to staff, the Transportation Commission and the City Council. For additional news and updates regarding the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station, visit www.PotomacYardMetro.com.  

The Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff will provide coordinating support to the Work Group and will be supplemented by a consultant team and staff from other City departments. The staff of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will also assist. The Work Group is anticipated to meet over the next phases of the project implementation through construction of the station. The first meeting was held June 30, 2011 in the City Council Workroom. The meeting agenda covered background on the project, an update on the scoping of the EIS and what the next steps will be. The public is invited to attend all meetings.  For additional information, contact Lee Farmer at lee.farmer@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4146.


 Functions of the Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group

  • Review Environmental Impact Statement documentation;
  • Provide policy guidance to City and WMATA staff;
  • Analyze station concept refinement; and
  • Consider funding issues related to the new Metrorail Station

Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group Members

  • William Euille, City Council
  • Justin Wilson, City Council
  • TBD, Environmental Policy Commission
  • Jerry King, Transportation Commission
  • Kerry Donley, At-Large
  • TBD, Planning Commission

Meetings & Materials for the Work Group  

March 31, 2015

  • Agenda
  • Presentation
  • Audio
  • Video

January 29, 2015

October 23, 2014

June 26, 2014   

May 15, 2014  

 January 6, 2014  

June 10, 2013  

 January 30, 2013  

October 10, 2012  

June 30, 2011  

October 26, 2011  

February 6, 2012  

May 16, 2012  


Background Information

301 King Street, Room 2100
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4666
Fax: 703.838.6393
E-Mail

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.