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Schedule of Services for the Christmas Holiday Week -- Updated 12/22/2014 12:38:16 PM

All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25; and Friday, December 26, in observance of the Christmas holidays. Residential refuse and recycling will be collected on Wednesday, December 24. There is no collection scheduled on Thursday, December 25; and Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, December 26.

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League of American Bicyclists Names Alexandria a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community 

The City of Alexandria has been named a Silver level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) by the League of American Bicyclists, recognizing Alexandria’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in education and safety programs, bicycling promotion, and infrastructure.  
Awarded the bronze level in 2008, this new achievement reflects the City’s launch of the Capital Bikeshare program, and the significant growth of on-street bike lanes, shared lanes, bicycle and pedestrian trails, and the adoption of a Complete Streets policy, which ensures accommodations for multiple users, including bicyclists.   

The award echoes Alexandria’s commitment to providing a multimodal transportation network, with bicycling as a key component.  The BFC application is a rigorous nationwide process with more than 500 community applicants.  Five levels of the award – diamond, platinum, gold, silver and bronze – provide a clear incentive to continuously improve a City’s bicycle programs.   

For more information about the City’s bicycle programs, new facilities or projects visit alexandriava.gov/LocalMotion.    

For more information on the City’s Bicycle Friendly Community Award, contact Kathleen Leonard, Communications Officer, at Kathleen.Leonard@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.4027.