The proposal to fund Alexandria’s Priority Transportation Projects is being conducted by the City of Alexandria for the purpose of identifying and implementing near and long term projects that have the most transportation needs within the City of Alexandria.
- Alexandria stakeholders are encouraged to attend one of the upcoming city-wide community meetings:
Thursday, November 11 ------- Sister Cities Room 1101, 301 King Street, City Hall
Wednesday. December 8 ----- Beatley Library, Community Room, 5005 Duke Street
Thursday, January 13 ------ Mount Vernon Recreation Center, Community Room, 2701 Commonwealth Avenue
- The public is encouraged to give comments online, please click here to do so.
Virginia decided to allow Northern Virginia to raise taxes and fees to pay for transportation. These meetings will discuss what to do with the Commercial Real Estate Tax revenue that results from this decission. Most of the projects proposed are transit related. But in Tier II there are some bike projects including:
- Improvements to Holmes Run Greenway between Beauregard Avenue and N. Ripley Street and construction of a trail connection from Mill Road at Eisenhower Avenue to South Payne Street.
- Multi-use path projects to provide increased bicycle connectivity including a trail along Backlick Run- Construction of a shared use path between Boothe Park west to the Fairfax County line.
- Widen Van Dorn Street over Duke Street to accommodate pedestrians and provide multi-modal facilities consistent with the City's 2008 Transportation Plan.
- Construct extension of Holland Lane south from Eisenhower Avenue to Old Cameron Run Channel. The roadway extension would provide multi-modal facilities.