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Alexandria To Overhaul King Street Metro Station

Kiss and Ride, but don't park. That's the idea behind Alexandria's new $7 million plan to redesign the King Street Metro station. Under the plans, riders will say 'goodbye' to the 30 parking spaces and 'hello' to new landscaping, bicycle parking, larger bus waiting and layover areas. City officials say having a suburban parking lot is out of place in a metropolitan area, and so they want to reshape the surface parking lot into a transit hub that increases pedestrian safety.

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