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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

The theme of this week’s stories has been transit.

Lots of transit news around Alexandria this week, from Potomac Yard getting a new opening date to a new dashboard that allows for an easy tracking of Alexandria’s transportation statistics.

A report also showed that DASH is going strong with a new route overhaul and a fare-free program.

It was a (mostly) a positive week for transportation news.

  1. Man arrested after allegedly crashing into multiple cars on N. Quaker Lane
  2. APD: 16-year-old beaten and robbed by group on Kenmore Avenue in the West End
  3. All-affordable development opening in Huntington next month
  4. APD: Robbers steal rental car key from driver on N. Henry Street
  5. Four people displaced after house fire in Arlandria
  6. Alexandria is pushing for an independent health department
  7. New report shows behind-the-scenes look at successes and challenges of free bus overhaul
  8. Potential impact on Alexandria shuttle programs creates setback for transportation funding overhaul
  9. Alexandria School Board considering staggered terms, fewer members and eliminating districts
  10. Pedestrian struck by vehicle on N. Henry Street in Old Town

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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