Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ski Chalet Space Under Constuction

The “For Lease” sign is down, the lights are on, and workers were spotted in the back dumping trash in a big construction trashbin. Arlington County approved a permit on 8-23-11 for “MCBAY ASSOCIATES LLC,” which looks to be a … Continue reading

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Next CPIT Meeting – Tuesday, October 25, 2011

From Consultant Project Manager of the Columbia Pike Multimodal Street Improvements Project: * * * * * To Columbia Pike Implementation Team (CPIT) members and other Columbia Pike stakeholders: The Columbia Pike Multimodal Street Improvements project has made progress since … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Columbia Pike Pavement Repairs

From Arlington Department of Environmental Services: * * * * * Thank you for your patience as Arlington County continues working to revitalize and improve Columbia Pike. Pavement Repairs Road repairs are underway along Columbia Pike. The excessive heat and … Continue reading

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New Details on Wash Blvd Underpass

New details have emerged on the planned rebuild of the Washington Boulevard bridge over Columbia Pike.  Details from VDOT. Here are the details on an upcoming meeting hosted by the Penrose Neighborhood Association: * * * * * The Penrose … Continue reading

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Roundup: Trolley Opponents and Reax

In a recent post, I questioned the merits of Pike Trolley.  Here are some other skeptics: Arlington Greens, Washington Post, Washington Examiner and some others.  Pushback from county here and others here.

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Five Reasons for the Transit-Oriented to Question Pike Trolley

Most of the complaints I’ve heard about Pike Trolley are from the car-centric, NIMBY-ists who are worried about traffic during construction, their fear of sharing the lane with the streetcar or their desire for more public parking along the Pike. … Continue reading

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