Category: Transit-Oriented Development

Let’s get West Falls Church over the finish line!

Plans to transform the West Falls Church Metro Station area into a walkable, transit-oriented community are heading into the final and crucial rezoning phase and we need your help showing support. With some community members still fighting this well-designed new community, your voice matters!

TESTIMONY: Chevy Chase Civic Site Public Surplus Hearing

We wish to express our support for the surplusing of the development and use rights of the Chevy Chase Civic site in order to “redevelop the community center and library into a multi-purpose civic core with state-of-the-art public facilities and mixed-income housing.”

TESTIMONY: Support for 310 mixed income homes in Friendship Heights DC, Case No. 96-13A

We wish to express our support for Case No. 96-13A. The applicant proposes to redevelop the existing building used for retail, into a 12-story, 130-foot mixed-use building consisting of ground floor retail space and approximately 310 rental apartments.

Speak up for a transit-oriented community at Huntington Metro!

You still have time to speak up on the Huntington Metro plan before the Planning Commission votes tomorrow. Walkable, inclusive, transit-oriented communities are the most sustainable and equitable way for Fairfax County and our region to grow. That’s why we need you to speak up in support of developing the Huntington Metro station area as a key part of that larger vision. 

CSG in the News: Prince George’s council pulls ‘Machiavellian’ zoning bill after uproar

September 16, 2022 | Washington Post | Daniel Wu

“The inclusion of CB-91 with those bills was “an extra Machiavellian move,” Cheryl Cort, policy director for the nonprofit Coalition for Smarter Growth, wrote to The Washington Post. Had they all passed, CB-91′s supermajority requirement would have solidified the outgoing county council’s final zoning amendments, passed under a lower burden.”

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