Category: Development

Public Hearing on FBI Development at Greenbelt Metro

Metro has announced that it is seeking your feedback on the proposed transit facilities at Greenbelt. The proposed changes to the transit facilities will only occur if the GSA selects Greenbelt as the location for the FBI Headquarters. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Prince George’s County are pursuing Transit-Oriented Joint Development opportunities […]

Friday February 5th, 2016 in Announcements, Development, FBI | No Comments »

Beltway – Edgewood Rd Interchange Safety Improvement Project Update

Here are some updates about the Beltway-Edgewood Interchange project. The SHA has added the project to their website. Here is the link. According to the SHA, topographic surveys and existing right of way information were received on December 11, 2015. The design team is currently working towards the 10% design milestone, which includes setting the […]

Thursday January 28th, 2016 in Development | 3 Comments »

City to Seek Funds for Hollywood Streetscape Project

At tonight’s Council meeting, the Council will consider sending a request for a State Bond bill for $200,000 in capital funding for the Hollywood Streetscape project. The estimated total capital cost of the project exceeds $1 million. The City would like to proceed in phases, first with the streetscape phase of the plan, at an […]

Tuesday January 26th, 2016 in Development, Hollywood Streetscape | No Comments »

Berwyn Bridge Repair is Expected to Happen in this Spring

The Washington Post is reporting that the Berwyn bridge repair schedule is hit with another delay. The earliest we can see it happening this Spring. The paper says: “Nine months after a Metro contractor’s crane destroyed a pedestrian bridge over Green Line tracks in Prince George’s County, the company has yet to complete replacement of […]

Sunday January 17th, 2016 in Announcements, Development | No Comments »

Developer Presents Greenbelt Station Noise Reflection Study Report

The Greenbelt Station developer has sent the study report below on reflected noise from the Greenbelt Station development. The College Park City Council was considering to ask the developer to conduct the noise reflection study at tonight’s Council meeting. Please let me know if you’ve any questions. Figure below shows an aerial photo of the […]

Tuesday January 12th, 2016 in Development, Greenbelt Station | No Comments »

Council to Vote on Greenbelt Southcore Development

At tonight’s Council meeting, the City Council will discuss and vote on the the Southcore development’s detailed site plan. At the November 17, 2015 worksession meeting, the Council discussed the Detailed Site Plan (DSP) for Phase III of the Greenbelt Station South Core development. At their regular meeting, November 24, 2015, the Mayor and Council […]

Tuesday January 5th, 2016 in Development, Greenbelt Station | No Comments »

Council to Discuss Permit Parking around the Metropolitan Development:

Recently, it has been brought to our attention that construction workers from the Monument development are parking on Cherokee Street. The parking situation on Cherokee St. and the surrounding streets is expected to get worse with the development of the Metropolitan development, which is planning to start construction of the townhouses around the first of […]

Sunday January 3rd, 2016 in City Council, Metropolitan | No Comments »

Status Update on SHA Baltimore Avenue Sidewalk Project in North College Park

For many years, the City Council and staff have discussed with the State Highway Administration (SHA) improvements to the sidewalk connectivity along Baltimore Avenue. This specific project (University Blvd. to I-495) was most recently presented by SHA to the City Council on July 8, 2014 and again on September 2, 2014. The project will be […]

Friday January 1st, 2016 in Development, Route 1 | No Comments »

Fed Approves $390 million for New FBI Headquarters

According to this Washington Post article, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) has secured $390 million for a new FBI headquarters as part of the spending agreement that was negotiated by Democrats and Republicans in Congress. Post writes: The agency is in the first stages of relocating from the aging J. Edgar Hoover Building downtown to […]

Wednesday December 16th, 2015 in Development, FBI | No Comments »

SHA Plans to Widen Beltway in North College Park

Last Wednesday evening, I attended a meeting on SHA’s (the State Highway Administration) Greenbelt Metro interchange project on I-495 beltway. The 3.2 mile long project spans the portion of beltway between Rt 1 and the I-295, however the main focus of the project is to build a full interchange at the Greenbelt Metro allowing easy […]

Saturday December 12th, 2015 in Development, Greenbelt Interchange | No Comments »

Indian Creek and Proposed FBI Development at Greenbelt

I took a tour today to see the wooded area next to the Indian Creek stream, where the fence of the proposed FBI site at Greenbelt will be located. This area is currently owned by the State of Maryland and the public has full access to it. Here are some the pictures I took of […]

Friday December 11th, 2015 in Development, FBI | 2 Comments »

Council Discusses GSA Report on FBI’s Possible Site at Greenbelt

At last night’s Council meting, the City Council discussed GSA’s Environmental Impact Study (EIS) about the Greenbelt site as the possible headquarter. The Council formed a working subcommittee to study the report further. Please see below the initial report staff prepared about EIS report. The U. S. General Services Administration (GSA) released a DEIS and […]

Wednesday December 2nd, 2015 in Development, FBI | No Comments »

Council to Hear Oral Argument in Branchville Crossing’s Fence Application

At tomorrow night’s Council meeting, the Council will hear oral argument on a request by Cruz Development, for a departure from the City fence ordinance to erect a 6′ high front yard fence. The property (called “Branchville Crossing”) is located at 4800-4900 block of Branchville Road. The Property has two very long frontages: 630.16-feet along […]

Monday November 30th, 2015 in Branchville Crossing, Development | No Comments »

Public Meeting on Greenbelt Metro Interchange Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is moving forward with the design of the Greenbelt Metro Interchange Project along I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) from US 1 to MD 295 (Baltimore/Washington Parkway) in Prince George’s County. This 3.2-mile-long project will facilitate the planned Transit-Oriented Development at the Greenbelt Metro Station and the potential relocation […]

Council Mulls Comments on Greenbelt Station

At tomorrow’s meeting, the City Council will consider approving a resolution about City’s views on the 3rd phase Greenbelt Station development. The Council discussed the items at last Tuesday’s worksession. Some of the items we’ve been considering are as follows: 1. Revise the site plan to relocate the pedestrian overpass to the area shown as […]

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