Category: Transit-Oriented Development

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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PRESENTATION: Creating Community Blvds & Avenues

We have the design and engineering tools to re-create arterials into dynamic streets that are safer and serve community uses like local businesses. We know that arterials make up a large share of serious crashes and deaths. But these conversions are rare. Why are they so rare? A new idea about how to change that.