At its October 24 meeting, the Traffic and Parking Board will consider a request to prohibit thru trucks on West Linden Street between Russell Road and Commonwealth Avenue. For more information, please view the docket and supporting documents at https://www.alexandriava.gov/uploadedFiles/tes/info/2016%20October%20Docket%20Final.pdf. The RCA Executive Board supports the posting of “no through...
Maury Playground Update
Work has started on the Matthew Maury Schoolyard Project that aims to create a state-of-the art playground at the school. From the zebra.org:
RCA Updates | June 2016 Unfortunately we have to suspend our traditional Fourth of July Picnic this year. Construction should begin on Maury’s schoolyard this July and therefore we have no permit to hold the event there. It is the time for the election of RCA’s officers for the coming...
Capital Bikeshare Station
Capital Bikeshare Station (May 2016) The Traffic and Parking Board meeting on May 23 (at City Hall, 7:30pm) will have on the agenda a new Capital Bikeshare station at Commonwealth Avenue and East Oak Street (specifically, the southeast corner of the intersection). One on-street parking spot would be affected....
School Redistricting (February 2016) ACPS has announced that its timetable for redistricting the city’s elementary schools has been extended into the fall (with a School Board vote in December 2016 or January 2017), with changes to take effect in the 2017-18 school year. See http://www.acps.k12.va.us/redistricting/ and http://www.acps.k12.va.us/redistricting/faq.pdf for more information.
Hooff’s Run Park and Greenway Update
Hooff’s Run Park and Greenway Update (October 2015) The City has published a set of proposals for improvements to neighborhood parks, including Hooff’s Run Park and Greenway as well as Beach Park. The full report can be accessed at http://alexandriava.gov/uploadedFiles/recreation/parks/Neighborhood%20Park%20Plan_AllParks_smallest.pdf.
Pedestrian/Traffic Safety Meeting
Pedestrian/Traffic Safety Meeting (September 2015) In response to the fatal accident earlier this month, the city held a meeting on pedestrian/traffic safety at the Maury Elementary School on Monday, September 14 at 6:30pm. Subsequent to the meeting, the City has alerted us that two actions already are in progress:...
Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza and Tap Targets Fall Opening Date
Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza and Tap Targets Fall Opening Date (August 2015) Construction continues on the restaurant at Yates Corner; Lena’s has established a presence on both Facebook and Twitter, with periodic updates, and aims to be open in October.
School Facilities Plan and Maury
School Facilities Plan and Maury (July 2015) The City Council has approved a long-range facilities plan for the City’s schools, which includes plans for Maury Elementary. For the complete plan, please visit https://www.alexandriava.gov/uploadedFiles/planning/info/FINALLongRangeEducationalFacilitiesPlanJune232015v3reduced.pdf.
Rosemont Celebrates the Fourth
Rosemont Celebrates the Fourth (July 2015) Many thanks to our chair – Cathy Puskar, our volunteers, and our sponsors – Jack Taylor’s Alexandria Toyota/Scion, Yates Corner, Christine Garner Realty, Graham Setliff Mortgage, Simpson Real Estate Services, the Grape + Bean, and Walsh Colucci Lubeley & Walsh PC.
- President - Jol Silversmith
- 1st Vice-President - Karla Springer
- 2nd Vice-President - Garrett Erdle
- Secretary - John Leary
- Treasurer - Dina-Maria Deringer
- President Emeritus - Marguerite Lang