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Upcoming Public Meetings for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station | News Release | City of Alexandria

The Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Development Special Use Permit (DSUP) will go to the Planning Commission and City Council for approval in June. Leading up to the public hearing, there will be numerous opportunities to learn about the project. Upcoming public meetings are listed below.

  • Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG): April 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street. This meeting will focus on station design.
  • Community Meeting 2: May 11, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Durant Center,1605 Cameron Street. This meeting will focus on potential construction impacts and ways to minimize or avoid those impacts.
  • Open House 1: May 17, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street. This meeting will provide information about the project, including design, environmental impacts, and construction impacts. It will be an open house format, designed so the members of the community can drop in on their own schedule.
  • Potomac Yard Metrorail Implementation Work Group (PYMIG): May 23, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street. This meeting will focus on station design.
  • Open House 2: June 2, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street. This meeting will provide information about the project, including design, environmental impacts, and construction impacts. It will be an open house format, designed so members of the community can drop in on their own schedule.

Staff will also be providing project updates to nearby civic associations and to relevant boards and commissions. Several other community events are planned, and will be posted here.

The Potomac Yard Metrorail Station is a planned infill station on the Metrorail Blue and Yellow lines between the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Braddock Road stations. The purpose of the project is to improve accessibility of the Potomac Yard area and provide more transportation choices for current and future residents, employees, and businesses by establishing a new access point to the regional Metrorail system.

For more information about this project please contact Jason Kacamburas at 703.746.4049 or visit the City’s Potomac Yard website at alexandriava.gov/PotomacYard.

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