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SHARED PARKING FOR DAY/NIGHT + WEEKDAY/WEEKEND FUNCTIONS

    r e s o u r c e s:

    a c t i o n s:

    1. negotiations with churches, special use facilities
    2. allow for variances to zoning code for parking requirements
    3. additional on street parking, diagonal parking

    AUTOMOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE

      r e s o u r c e s:

      1. complete the streets

      a c t i o n s:

      1. appropriately sized roads, don’t tax roads + intersections with over-development
      2. lights + traffic calming devices to slow down thru traffic on major arteries
      3. don’t allow cars in commercial centers, congestion charging, london
      4. divert major arteries on the peripheral of pedestrian accessed uses
      5. clear marking + paving delineation

      INNOVATIVE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

        r e s o u r c e s:

        1. green infrastructure
        2. green playbook for infrastructure
        3. see environment, water quality + watershed preservation

        a c t i o n s:

        1. use pervious concrete, turf block

        SECURITY + SAFETY

          r e s o u r c e s:

          a c t i o n s:

          1. neighborhood watch programs
          2. directional lighting

          BUS, MASS TRANSIT

            r e s o u r c e s:

            1. MTA Maryland

            a c t i o n s:

            1. bus shelter competitions to design + install bus shelters
            2. town shuttles
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