Date(s) - 09/08/2018
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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The Open House will provide an up-close, hands-on look at the work of the Department, which oversees City refuse collection, street cleaning, sewer maintenance, recycling, water quality, traffic engineering, and transit services, among other responsibilities. Learn about vital City services and meet the staff responsible for keeping Alexandria mobile, clean, safe and eco-friendly.
Activities will include:
Climb inside city trucks and learn what it’s like to drive them safely around Alexandria from the people who operate them on a daily basis
Learn more about the city’s composting efforts and drop off your weekly compost donation
Mock Traffic Corner
A replica of a street corner—complete with a miniature working stoplight—will be used to highlight the importance of pedestrian safety and help teach children to be aware, alert, and attentive when crossing the street
Representatives from GO Alex, DASH, Capital Bikeshare, Vision Zero, and Eco-City Clean Waterways will be on hand to talk about their programs and initiatives.