While giving preliminary approval to modifications in the City of Falls Church’s Comprehensive Plan to allow for the new City Center Redevelopment, the City Council let planners know they were not pleased with a plan to plop a “multi-modal transportation center” onto the current location of Brown’s Hardware.
July 12 – 18, 2007
A high-level pow wow of City of Falls Church department heads, business leaders, developers and downtown residents is slated for the City Hall’s Training Center Tuesday afternoon in a meeting that promises to be “interesting.” The subject is the City’s plans to reduce the number of lanes on Route 7 […]
There may be hope for Tysons Corner yet, and this can only be good for all the communities surrounding it. Kudos are in order for the “Smart Growth” people working overtime to sway public opinion in the direction of a pedestrian-friendly, diverse-use model with lots of green space, cultural amenities […]
Next Tuesday in the cafeteria at Falls Church’s George Mason High School, the Coalition for Smarter Growth will host a public seminar entitled, “Tysons Transformed: Design and Transportation Essentials for a Vibrant Community.”
May 24 – 30, 2007
Civic engagement is alive and well in Mason District. Community picnics and neighborhood events bring out the best in our county, as new and long-time residents alike share meals and experiences. One young father told me how much he enjoys living in Fairfax County, with its great park system and […]
After a 2006 spike in pedestrian deaths, Fairfax County has undertaken a massive effort to improve the county’s pedestrian-accessible infrastructure and instituted law enforcement campaigns in hopes the number of pedestrian related injuries and deaths will come down in 2007.
May 17 – 23, 2007
March 6- 12, 2007