Transit District Overlay Zone

Plan envisions green downtown

November 17, 2014

BY CAROLINE SELLE — The new downtown envisioned by planners from the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) includes walkable and bikeable tree-lined streets, a highway transformed into a boulevard, and more residential development connected by pedestrian pathways in the [read more]

Community design charrette kick-off

September 17, 2014

You can still participate!  Stop by 4310 Gallatin Street in Hyattsville this week: September 18 from  5 to 8 p.m. – Community drop in times to see preliminary plan progress September 20 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Plan Alternatives Meeting, doors open at 9 a.m. Dozens of community members [read more]

PG Planning releases community design workshop schedule

August 17, 2014

What do you want the area around the Prince George’s Plaza Metro and the Mall at Prince George’s to look like in the next 20 years?  How would you like to see it become the “new downtown” in Hyattsville? These are questions the update to the Prince George’s Plaza [read more]

Construction begins at University Town Center

August 15, 2014

Construction at University Town Center has begun, and the new Safeway and Unleashed by Petco are scheduled to open next fall. The project, which developers have named “The Gateway,” is one of several projects meant to transform the Prince George’s Plaza Metro area into a new, more [read more]

Updating the plan to create a new downtown

July 15, 2014

What is your vision for the East West Highway corridor? “A great urban place and new downtown that is walkable and vibrant.”  The Prince George’s County Planning Department says that is part of the vision for the Prince George’s Plaza Metro area in the next 20 years. The [read more]

Drive-through debate continues

July 9, 2014

Upcoming hearings and meetings: McDonald’s remand to District Council Monday, July 14 at 10:00am County Administration Bldg 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro Watch live Chick-fil-A public planning board hearing Thursday, July 17 at 10:00am County Administration Building 14741 [read more]

Court limits District Council’s planning role

June 26, 2014

The Prince George’s County Planning Board makes one decision, but the Prince George’s District Council decides differently.  Here in Hyattsville, we’re watching this dance go around with drive-throughs the City of Hyattsville would like to keep out of the transit district [read more]

County conducts transit district survey

June 24, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — The Prince George’s County Planning Department is conducting a survey to find out what kind of transportation residents are using around the Prince George’s Plaza Metro Station.  The department says it is updating the transit district development plan (TDDP) for [read more]
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