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3 edition of Updated general plan [on wedges and corridors] for Montgomery County. found in the catalog.

Updated general plan [on wedges and corridors] for Montgomery County.

Montgomery County Planning Board.

Updated general plan [on wedges and corridors] for Montgomery County.

by Montgomery County Planning Board.

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Published in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland,
  • Montgomery Co.
    • Subjects:
    • Regional planning -- Maryland -- Montgomery Co.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMaryland. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT393.M38M645
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4072317M
      LC Control Number79632102

        Over 50 years ago, when the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) took on the General Plan for physical development in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties – otherwise known as the “Wedges and Corridors” plan – managing suburban sprawl and preserving open space were the preeminent concerns. The Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) – a mile system that will run from the Shady Grove Metro Station to Clarksburg – is a centerpiece of the Master Plan's vision. The LSC of the future will be served by this fully integrated transit system that links the LSC Districts as well as mid-County activity centers in Rockville and Gaithersburg.

      On wedges and corridors: a general plan for the Maryland-Washington Regional District in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. Author: Maryland-National Capital Park and . Wedges and Corridors” plan. The population of Montgomery County has grown from approximately , in to , in In Prince George’s County, the population has grown from , to , over the same period. Nearly 80 percent of the planned development in the project area has been built. The mile.

      A sector plan, after approval by the County Council and adoption by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, constitutes an amendment to the General Plan for Montgomery County. It provides a set of comprehensive recommendations and guidelines for the use of publicly and privately owned land within its plan area. In Montgomery County, these transportation corridors include Interstate and Interst part of which lies in the eastern portion of the County along US Green "wedges" are the spaces between the corridors reserved for predominantly low-density and rural development, except for certain "satellite" towns such as Damascus, Olney and.


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Updated general plan [on wedges and corridors] for Montgomery County by Montgomery County Planning Board. Download PDF EPUB FB2

General Plan on Wedges and Corridors. The foundation of planning for Montgomery County is the General Plan. This vision has guided all plans and policies for more than five decades. Its organization of “wedges and corridors” comes from the idea of channeling growth along major roads while preserving wedges of open space, farmland and low.

When the General Plan "On Wedges and Corridors," was adopted init was based upon the best ,_ directed that the statistical basis for the General Plan be periodically updated, and the Plan restudied amending or supplementing the Montgomery County General Plan, both.

Updated general plan [on wedges and corridors] for Montgomery County. book Wedges and Corridors is the name of Montgomery County’s governing master plan. While it was updated inthe basic framework is the same. Revered by many, forgotten by few who were active during that time, the General Plan, as it is also known, has stood the test of time.

It is important to put this landmark Wedges & Corridors Plan in context. The General Plan update, Thrive Montgomerybuilds upon the foundation set by the General Plan and all subsequent plans and policies.

It will modernize the original plan’s Wedges and Corridors concept (self-contained corridor cities connected by a transportation network) and refine it for the next 30 years to ensure its relevance. ments to the goals, objectives, and strategies of the Updated General Plan for Montgomery County (approved in ).

This Refinement does not replace the General Plan; it reaffirms its Wedge and Corridor concepts and replaces the guidelines that were expressed in the General Plan Update. This Plan provides the.

developed Montgomery County’s General Plan, “On Wedges and Corridors.” This long-term land use policy document, published more than a half a century ago, set forth an overall vision, goals and policy principles that have guided the county’s physical development.

The General Plan informs several elements of development in the county. the Corridor City concept envisioned in Montgomery County’s General Plan (On Wedges and Corridors) for the Physical Development of the Maryland-Washington Region District in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

The new town movement started in the United Figure 1: Regional Map. Montgomery will ultimately result in an update to the County's General Plan.

Over the past several months, the Planning Department has reached out to the community - gathering their thoughts, ideas, and concerns for Montgomery County now and over the next 30 years. Contents of the Montgomery County Water and Sewer Plan The content of the update of the Comprehensive Water Supply and Sewerage Systems Plan, which is specified by state laws and regulations, is as follows: Introduction.

Chapter 1: Objectives and Policies provides the legal requirements for the plan; the County's overall objectives for water and sewer service; the policies addressing the.

the corridors should be kept open. On Wedges and Corridors updated the General Plan, by expanding the M-NCPPC Planning Area Jurisdiction, and placed a strong emphasis on the development of mass transit as a necessary part of a comprehensive transportation.

The Montgomery County General Plan Refinement updated the goals and objectives of the General Plan. As discussed above, the General Plan affirmed the Wedges and Corridors concept as a framework for development in the County.

The Plan divides Montgomery County into four geographic components: the Urban Ring, the Corridor, the. In July the Montgomery County Planning Department announced it would begin the process to update the General Plan, the forward thinking, founding document that guides the county’s future.

To provide support to staff in this monumental undertaking, Rodgers Consulting has crafted a white paper on how and where some changes might occur within. Thrive Montgomery will ultimately result in an update to the County’s General Plan.

Over the past year, the Planning Department has been working on this update. In February, Planning staff briefed the Committee on an Issues Report for Thrive Montgomery. COUNTY GROWTH POLICY | PLANNING BOARD DRAFT | JULY 1 Introduction Montgomery County continues to be a county in transition.

Long-guided by the vision established in the General Plan, On Wedges and Corridors, the county has strong single-family neighborhoods. Montgomery County's General Plan, commonly called the Wedges and Corridors Plan, was originally adopted in The Wedges and Corridors name comes from the regional land use pattern it recommends.

It channels growth into development corridors while at the same time, wedges of open space, farmland, and lower density residential uses are preserved. The General Plan update, Thrive Montgomerybuilds upon the foundation set by the General Plan and all subsequent plans and policies.

It will modernize the original plan’s. Wedges and Corridors concept (self-contained corridor cities connected by a transportation network) and. This was the famous On Wedges and Corridors plan adopted in The concept here was not new to him – it echoed his highway location principles, which talked of “wedges of open space” around cities.

"Wedges and Corridors Geographic Components," from Montgomery County’s General Plan. Montgomery County, Maryland General Plan Refinement - Goals and Objectives, Draft and Adopted. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video ON WEDGES AND 2 _GENERAL PLAN. 47 The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland, sitting as the District for that Council 48 portion of the MarylandWashington Regional -District in Montgomery County, Maryland, approves the following resolution: 51 The Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills Sector Plan, dated Septemberis approved with revisions.

for the approval of master plans by the County Council. In addition, between andCounty, state, and federal procedures resulted in new requirements for the General Plan, including a requirement that development be staged in area master plans and an increased emphasis on citizen participation.

on wedges and corridors: A General Plan for the Maryland Washington Regional District in Montgomery and Prince George's Counties - This binder contains the (with a update) General Plan for the development of the Maryland-Washington Regional District.The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved the Countywide Transit Corridors Functional Master Plan (Functional Master Plan) on Novemwhich represents a necessary first step in establishing a countywide, state-of-the-art rapid transit vehicle system, potentially comparable to those existing in Eugene, Oregon; Everett, Washington; and Cleveland, Ohio.

Image by Montgomery County Planning Department. On Ap Montgomery County had its first discussion on the vision and goals for an update to its General Plan, known as Thrive Montgomery The draft document from the meeting envisions a county with a variety of housing types, creating a web of “complete communities” and transforming dangerous arterial roadways into .