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Sandy Modell

The Mother of DASH Is Starting a New Chapter By Kris Gilbertson This is the story of how a young girl from Brooklyn, New York, grew up to create DASH, “the best bus system in the world,”—and where she’s going from here. Sandy Modell was raised in the most urban of American environments, but on […]

To Grow a Bus System

by Kris Gilbertson Sandy Modell’s strategy for growing DASH has always included community involvement. Following are a few highlights of DASH/community projects through the years. Paratransit Service Just days on the job, Modell was asked to create a door-to-door paratransit system. She’d done this in Harrisonburg with cabs. Here, Diamond Cab Company provided senior taxi […]

Alexandria Students Participate in Constitution Week

On September 12, 2016, Alexandria’s Mayor Allison Silberberg signed the official Proclamation Commemorating Constitution Week, September 17 – 23, 2016, in Council Chambers at City Hall. Participating in the signing were students from Mt. Vernon Community School, Jefferson-Houston and Samuel W. Tucker and Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy. Also attending were Alexandria City Public School (ACPS) Superintendent […]

Clean, Safe Water in Alexandria Say Recent Findings

City of Alexandria Conducts Drinking Water Tests in Municipal Facilities In a press release delivered this afternoon, The City of Alexandria declares the water supply remains safe and that 97% of the drinking water tested showed lead below federal action level. Voluntary testing of drinking water equipment in facilities owned or operated by the City […]


Greenstreet Gardens kicks off the 2016 Fall Festival by honoring our Police, Fire, EMT’s, Teachers, Nurses and Military with FREE admission with a current ID on September 17th & 18th, 2016. “We are proud to be a part of this community and are committed to giving back to those who serve”, said Ray Greenstreet. Greenstreet […]

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