Wednesday, March 27, 2013
"Achieving the Vision for Reston" outlines standards for community development.
The Reston Master Plan Special Study Task Force has completed its vision statement for Reston in the 21st Century. The Task Force envisions Reston as "complete community with a broad range of choices in housing, jobs, and lifestyles. Recommendations build on Reston's founding principles." Additionally, the vision statement says that if developers want to develop high density and chance zoning standards, they will have to offer proffers to enhance the community. To see the entire document, click here. The vision for Reston will play a role as transit-oriented development near Reston's Metro stations increases in the next several years. After you read the basic performance standards and expected community contributions, stop back here and …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Group will discuss - but not vote on - two documents on Reston's future development plans at Tuesday meeting.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Reston Citizens Association president urges task force to choose slightly lower density to keep quality of life.
Reston Citizens Association president Colin Mills is urging the Reston Master Plan Task Force to choose a development scenario with lower density as the group moves forward with its recommendations for transit-oriented development (TOD). In a letter sent Thursday to Patty Nicoson, Chairman of the Reston Master Plan Special Study Task Force, Mills and RCA outline their support of Fairfax County's latest draft Reston TOD area planning scenario—"Scenario G." Scenario G rolls back some of the permitted densities and adjusts the mix of uses to a slightly more residential orientation. The letter responds to two letters sent to Ms. Nicoson by attorney Andrew A. Painter of Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley, Emrich & Walsh PC criticizing Scenario G as …