Meetings will be held in Conference Room 11 of the Fairfax County Government Center unless announced otherwise.
John Carter, Chair
Daren Shumate, Vice Chair
Timothy Sargeant (Alt)
Walter Clarke (Alt)
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May 11, 2023
The committee held a joint meeting with the Transportation Committee to receive a presentation from the Department of Transportation regarding the Route 7 Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Plan Amendment. Staff responded to questions from the Committee. The presentation can be found below.
March 8, 2023
The Tysons Committee was constituted. Commissioner John Carter was elected Chairman and Commissioner Daren Shumate was elected Vice Chairman.
January 12, 2023
The committee received a presentation from the Department of Planning and Development regarding the Tysons Tracker platform. Staff discussed the conclusions derived from the tracker and where the data is within the tracker that informs such conclusions. The Committee then discussed the issues raised in this presentation.
July 14, 2022
The committee received a presentation from the Department of Planning and Development regarding accessibility and ADA standards in urban areas, such as Tysons and Reston. There was also a presentation given by John Colby, an advocate for issues related to accessibility. The Committee then discussed the issues raised in both presentations.
- ADA and Accessibility in the Development Review Process Presentation
- John Colby's Presentation To The Committee
June 16, 2022
The committee was constituted with Commissioner Philip Niedzielski-Eichner elected as Chairman and John Carter elected as Vice Chairman. Deputy County Executive, Rachel Flynn, introduced Donald Shoup, a Professor at the University of California Los Angeles, and Victor Dover, Dover, with Kohl & Partners Town Planning, who gave presentations on parking policies within urban and suburban developments.
- Design, Parking, and the Elusive Car-Optional Neighborhood Presentation
- The High Cost of Free Parking PowerPoint Presentation
- New York Times - We've Got To Stop Parking Everywhere
- The Pew Charitable Trusts - Less Parking Could Mean More Housing
- The Pseudoscience of Parking Requirements
December 9, 2021
The committee was constituted with Commissioner Philip Niedzielski-Eichner elected as Chairman. Deputy County Executive, Rachel Flynn, gave a presentation to the committee on placemaking. The committee discussed the ideas that were presented with Ms. Flynn and made suggestions for future planning in Tysons as well as throughout the county.
November 5, 2020
The committee was constituted with Commissioner Philip Niedzielski-Eichner elected as Chairman and Commissioner John Ulfelder elected as Vice Chairman. Staff discussed with the committee the Tysons Development Overview. The committee also discussed the current Comprehensive Plan and its progress in the Tysons community.