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Crystal Gateway Relocates on 29
Apr 02 Effective 29 April 2002 the Crystal City Gateway Slug Line
on S. 12th Street, will relocate approximately 50 yard to the east of
its current location.
For the past month, the Arlington County Commuter Assistance
and Arlington County Department of Public Work's Traffic Engineering
Division have been assessing the traffic and safety concerns at the
Crystal Gateway slug line.
- The new location is just
down the block from the old line and begins where 12th Street S.
meets Crystal Drive and
continues down Crystal Drive.
- The Police Department will be assisting the slug participants by
directing them to the new location.
- Approximately 6 parking meters have
been restricted "NO Parking 3 p.m.-6 p.m." to allow for
slugging. This will allow drivers to pull to the curb to
- All vehicles please
remember to pull up to the curb as close as possible,
don't double-park or block other cars
- Problems can be reported to
Sgt. John Rizik of the Arlington
County Police at 703.228.4098.
- For a map and more information on the
Crystal City Gateway Slug Line click here.
New Route 3
Slug Line Considered A slug is trying to
determine if there is interest in starting a new slug line
near Route 3 in either the Ukrops lot or at Gordon Rd.
Sketch of proposed site should be available in the next
day. Send your comments to him at: FBurgVA@aol.com
Saratoga Line - Negotiations continue
between Fairfax County and the management of First Washington Property Management. They
had a meeting on Monday to determine which parking spaces
would be use for commuters based upon their parking
requirements. Fairfax County sent them a copy of the
Shared Parking Ordinance so that they understand that
dedicated commuter spaces will not impact parking
requirements. They were also told that the County provides
liability insurance. More to follow but everything
seems to be on track.
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