DesignDC, the annual conference of the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, offered sessions earlier this month on equitable development, housing affordability, and the consideration of women in urban design.
The Prince George’s Plaza Station Pedestrian Safety and Access Study, launched September 11, will provide detailed recommendations and implementation measures to enhance the area for non-motorized users.
Transportation in Prince George’s County
While it might hail from The Boring Company, the newest proposal for local traffic easement doesn’t lack excitement. The DC-Maryland Loop Tunnel Project is developing an environmental assessment for a high-speed underground public transportation system between Washington and Baltimore.
Arts District Hyattsville is part of the Gateway Arts District, where public art abounds, new businesses are flourishing, and the community is growing. Two new townhome complexes—The Bristol and the Calvin II—are already sold out.
Largo — Prince George’s County’s Bike to Work Day 2018 welcomed Capital Bikeshare to Largo as a newest arm of the multimodal transportation the Planning Department touts in its communities.
Cheverly embraces its small-town feel—the 1.35-square-mile area is mostly residential. This zoning mimics most of the surrounding area. The 2017 Preliminary Greater Cheverly Sector Plan states that 32 percent of the greater area (2,507 acres) is residential, and 87 percent of those homes are single-family residences.