New sign rules aim to keep the County’s urban regional shopping centers competitive.
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The Arlington County Board has voted to further reduce costs for the Columbia Pike Transit Stations project by choosing a design concept that includes the option of the stations being partially assembled in a factory, rather than built in place, reaffirming a “kit-of-parts” concept, which offers high-quality design and materials for the 23 planned stations.
Over the next decade, Arlington will invest in upgrading bus service across the County and provide premium bus service along the Columbia Pike corridor.
The Arlington County Board today approved the Phase 6 site plan for the Metropolitan Park development in Pentagon City. Developer Vornado plans a new apartment building with of 577 units and 9,665 square feet of ground floor retail space. The building will incorporate multiple rooflines with a maximum height of 22 stories. The community will gain three new open space areas, including the completion of the Metropolitan Park Central Park, a public courtyard open space and an enhanced streetscape treatment along S. Eads Street.
The County Board will take action on dozens of items this month. Here are some highlights from the agenda.
The Arlington County Board held a work session today on a plan to improve bus service Countywide over the next 10 years.
The new transitway is an example of regional cooperation.
The Board approved site plan amendments to Pentagon Centre by developer Kimco Realty that allow for a re-ordere, phased redevelopment that includes modest increases in residential, proposed retail and open space, and a similar decrease in space dedicated to office and hotel uses. The overall density remains largely unchanged.
Some developments in Arlington’s Metro corridors are providing polling places.
Columbia Pike, and the Crystal City-Pentagon City routes will be improved this month.