Good Friday morning, Alexandria!
☀️ Today’s weather: The forecast for Friday includes sunny conditions with a high temperature near 81 degrees. A north wind will blow at around 7 mph. During Friday night, the weather will be clear with a low temperature of around 59 degrees, accompanied by an east wind ranging between 3 to 6 mph.
🚨 You need to know
Holland Lane isn’t as flashy as the Duke Street or Eisenhower Avenue that bookend it, but Alexandria still might show the street a little love amid improvements to the two other streets.
Alexandria Transportation & Environmental Services tweeted yesterday that the city is collecting feedback on what could make Holland Lane better.
— Alexandria Transportation & Environmental Services (@AlexandriaVATES) August 31, 2023
“Both the adopted Eisenhower East Small Area Plan and the Proposed Bicycle Network in the adopted Alexandria Mobility Plan call for a dedicated bicycle facility on Holland Lane,” the city’s website said. “A bike lane would not only improve safety for people biking, but could create opportunities for enhanced pedestrian crossings and traffic calming as well.”
Earlier this year, the City of Alexandria voted to move forward with a new transitway on Duke Street — though it will be west of where Duke intersects with Holland Lane. Alexandria’s also in the early stages of planning for changes to Eisenhower Avenue.
📈 Thursday’s most read
The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Aug 31, 2023.
- Notes: Patent and Trademark Office downsizing puts Alexandria’s largest landlord in hot water
- New sandwich shop opens in Old Town
- Alexandria police ask for help identifying suspects in Saturday’s shooting in Old Town
📅 Upcoming events
Here is what’s going on today and this weekend in Alexandria, from our event calendar.
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