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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Staples Corner Redesign — UPDATE

Tomorrow, April 30, 2009, another of the design study meetings for revamping Staples Corner will take place at Crofton Middle School at 7:00 p.m.*

The Office of Planning and Zoning will present a concept plan to illustrate how the study area might be improved. According to the announcement, the plan will address "streetscape improvements, site redevelopment scenarios, pedestrian and bicycle connections, and landscaping and other features."

Even if you can't show up, you can still address questions and comments to the planners, Michael Fox and Kevin Gambrill, at 410-222-7432.

John L.

*Update: The OPZ team arrived with very nice posters showing their proposed designs, based on input from the community at previous meetings. Many of the suggested improvements seem unlikely anytime soon as they all require funding, either from the state of Maryland which is already short of cash due to the recession or from would-be developers as a condition of permits. In any case, the proposals will be offered as inputs in the consideration of Anne Arundel County's General Development Plan which will be coming before the county council this year.