Presentations

Restoring Streams, Revitalizing Communities Along the Richmond Highway Corridor

Restoring Streams, Revitalizing Communities Along the Richmond Highway Corridor

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Revitalizing Richmond Highway with mixed-use walkable development, while linking revitalization, stream restoration, and better stormwater management – priceless! These interconnected issues were featured at our community forum, co-sponsored by the Friends of Dyke Marsh, Lee District Association of Civic Organizations, and Audubon Naturalist Society.

On Track to Prosperity: The Market Potential of Transit-Oriented Development in Prince George’s County

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With 15 Metro stations offering ample room for new businesses, housing and public spaces, Prince George’s has all the right ingredients for transit-oriented development (TOD) to create mixed-use, walkable, and vibrant communities. Join us to learn how the county can take full advantage of all its opportunities as the market for TOD continues to grow. TOD is commonly defined as higher-density, mixed-use development within walking distance of transit stations.
Urban Design & Transportation Principles for Capitol Gateway Retail Site

Urban Design & Transportation Principles for Capitol Gateway Retail Site

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A plan for designing a vibrant community near the Capitol Heights Metro station. This presentation outlines the core principles of smart urban design, including how to put a better face on big box stores and encourage walkable living through mixed-use development.

Future of Fairfax Forum and Fundraiser

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Presentation by Jeff Speck, Consultant, Former Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts, co-author of Suburban Nation and the Smart Growth Manual Presenation by Shyam Kannan, Principal and Director of Economic Development at Robert Charles Lesser & Company (RCLCO)

Fast & On Time: The Next Generation of Priority Metrobus Service for the District

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Presentation by Karina Ricks, Associate Director for the Policy, Planning and Sustainability Administration, D.C. Department of Transportation Presentation by Jim Hamre, Director of Bus Planning, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro)