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About the West End Transitway

The City of Alexandria is proposing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system to provide high-capacity transit service using a combination of dedicated and shared lanes and high quality stations with rider amenities. The West End Transitway will connect major transit facilities - Van Dorn Metro Station, Mark Center Transit Center, Shirlington Transit Center, and the Pentagon Transit Center - and several neighborhoods along the corridor - Van Dorn/Landmark, a redeveloped Landmark Mall, and Beauregard. See Draft proposed build alternative here .  In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as lead agency and the City of Alexandria as project sponsor are preparing an Alternatives Analysis and Environmental Assessment (AA/EA) for the West End Transitway.

The AA/EA effort will provide a detailed analysis of three Alternatives - No Build, Transportation Systems Management, and Build - and an environmental analysis of each proposed Alternative as required for the project to be eligible to receive federal funding. The proposed Transitway will provide residents and visitors with an alternative mode of travel that is fast, efficient, comfortable, and reliable. Local, regional, state, and Federal partners and the public be invited to participate in the AA/EA for the West End Transitway to help identify transit needs, evaluate tradeoffs, identify measures of success, and identify hurdles to overcome.

West End Transitway Project Flyer - English

West End Transitway Project Flyer - Espanol

Announcements


4th Meeting of the Policy Advisory Group (PAG)    Event Details

Thursday, December 18, 2014

6:30PM to 8:30PM

Pavilion at Mark Center - 5708 Merton Court, Alexandria, VA 22311 
 


Schedule

Over the 18 months, the AA and EA will be conducted using input gathered from public meetings, focus groups and subject matter experts to inform transit improvement decisions for the West End Transitway.   

WestEndTimeline 

 

 

West End Transitway Policy Advisory Group

On March 11, 2014, City Council passed a  resolution to establish a Van Dorn/Beauregard Transitway Policy Advisory Group to provide input on key deliverables and make project recommendations related to the Van Dorn/Beauregard Transitway Alternatives Analysis / Environmental Assessment (AA/EA).  The group may have differing opinions and not necessarily develop a consensus position, broker a compromise or take formal votes.
 

The Policy Advisory Group (PAG) shall review and provide guidance on:

  1. Definition of the project purpose and need;
  2. Refinement of Alternatives;
  3. Evaluation measures and priorities;
  4. Evaluation results and determination of the LPA; and
  5. Results of the environmental analysis.
     

West End Policy Advisory Group Members

  • Sam Stiebel, Developer Representative
  • Christine Hoeffner, Transit Professional
  • Albert Himes, Transit Professional
  • Jim Durham, Community Representative
  • Christa Cochran, Community Representative
  • Richard Gear, Community Representative
  • Dak Hardwick, Budget & Fiscal Affairs
  • Jake Jakubek, Transportation Commission
  • David Brown, Planning Commission

 

West End Transitway Meeting Materials:

October 23, 2014 - Third Meeting of PAG

October 22, 2014 – Second West End Transitway Public Meeting

September 18, 2014 - Second Meeting of PAG

May 22, 2014 – First West End Transitway Public Meeting  

July 30, 2014 – First Meeting of PAG 

Contact

For additional information, please contact Allan Fye, Principal Planner, at 703.746.4151 or via email at allan.fye@alexandriava.gov

 

301 King St., Room 4100
Alexandria, Va 22314
703.746.4025
Fax: 703.519.3356
E-mail

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.