New CR Zones

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Last week, the County Council approved a new kind of hybrid zoning — the Commercial Residential (CR) zones. Combining traditional zoning provisions, such as use and dimensional standards and form-based provisions, such as street façade requirements and angular plane setbacks, these zones have been created to ensure : • Better predictability of allowed use, density,… Read more »

End of the Week Links: February 26th

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LOCAL A Visit To Velatis Silver Spring Singular SSS samples the caramels from Velatis, which recently opened on Georgia Avenue in a building previously occupied by trees. Mouth watering images included.  Lessons from a South American Bus Rapid Transit system Greater Greater Washington Councilmember George Leventhal traveled to Curitiba, Brazil to test out their BRT system. He… Read more »