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Metro SafeTrack Updates

SafeTrack's 15 "Safety Surges" – long-duration track outages for major projects in key parts of the system – will cause delays throughout the region.  The next two surges, #3 and #4, will impact Alexandria travelers. SafeTrack is an initiative of the WMATA to rehabilitate the Metrorail system ...

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Alexandria/USA Birthday Celebration

The City will celebrate its 267th and the USA's 240th birthday on Saturday, July 9, from 5 to 10 p.m. at Oronoco Bay Park. The celebration includes fun for the entire family, including musical entertainment, refreshments, birthday cake, and a fireworks finale. 

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Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Planning

On June 16, City Council unanimously approved the Master Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Development Special Use Permit and related applications and requests for the proposed Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. The project also reached a major milestone with the recent completion of the Final Environmental...

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Interim Fitzgerald Square Project

The City plans to create an “interim” public plaza at the foot of King Street until construction begins on the permanent park envisioned in the City’s Waterfront Plan. The plaza will encompass the City-owned properties of 1 & 2 King Street, and the existing King Street Park, totaling about one...

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Stay Cool at City Pools

Beat the heat at City pools! The Old Town Pool and Memorial Pool at the Charles Houston Recreation Center are now open daily. For a schedule of operating hours, visit the City's Aquatics Facilities page.

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New Capital Bikeshare Stations

More Bikeshare locations are coming this spring! The next stations will be installed in early June at Commonwealth Avenue at Oak Street, Potomac Avenue at Mainline Boulevard, North Radford Street at Osage Street, and Commonwealth Avenue at Monroe Avenue.

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Fight the Bite!

Temperatures are rising and the sun is out. Fight the bite! Minimize mosquito breeding by eliminating standing water around your home or business. Protect yourself from insect bites by covering up or applying repellent. 

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