DesignDC Offers Planners More Perspectives

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.

Register today: Zoning Rewrite Team to Discuss Community Engagement

Zoning Rewrite logo

The Prince George’s County Zoning Rewrite Team and community members will be present about Community Engagement in the Zoning Rewrite process at the 2018 National Capital Area APA Conference on Thursday, October 18 at George Washington University.

Free in Upper Marlboro: A Look at Arlington’s Smart Growth

Robert Duffy

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 10:30 a.m. – Noon County Administration Building 4th Floor Boardroom 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Arlington, Virginia, has experienced a remarkable transformation from a suburban, auto-centric collection of neighborhoods to one of

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Workshop highlights food systems in County

Students from She The People! summer camp pose for a picture

Zoning Rewrite team member Brittney Drakeford’s workshop at the She the People! Summer camp taught students how they could leverage their political power to advocate for better food systems in Prince George’s County through direct service activities like establishing their own community garden, volunteering with the County’s Food Equity Council, or by conducting community assets maps.

Cheverly Draws D.C. Commuters with Small-Town Feel

STEM students play lacrosse in Cheverly

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.