Retrofitting pedestrian infrastructure is a challenge in any market, and Tysons is no exception. We take a look at a possible solution in an area that has emerged as a popular pedestrian plaza.
Category: Urban Planning
Jan 07, 2016
While many espouse the virtue of stadiums to improving land values, this is only true for well formatted stadiums that fit in with the neighborhoods in which they are placed.
Oct 18, 2015
A final decision about The Boro will occur this Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors meeting.
Aug 10, 2015
Occupying what should be prime real estate at the core of the city, the 495 access ramps represent the most barren use.
Jul 19, 2015
This past week Gizmodo (evidently now discussing urban planning) had an article breaking down housing choices of millennials. Ever since the generation born between 1982 and 2004 started graduating college and entering the work force there has been debate on what their preferences in housing would be. Much of the selection of millennials comes from […]
Apr 24, 2014
I was able to attend the Fairfax County Park Authority meeting yesterday which discussed the new Tysons Park System Concept Plan. We previously summarized many of the elements of the plan in a previous post, but the meeting brought up some interesting clarifications we were not aware of. The concept for the trail loop is […]
Apr 22, 2014
This past week Fairfax County posted their first draft of the new Tysons Park System Concept Plan, which serves as one part master plan, one part “where we are” in terms of agreements and existing parks in the growing city. It’s an important step to help iron out the goals and interaction of open spaces […]