The CPR Update, June 2018

On May 14, 2018, representatives of Coalition for a Planned Reston (CPR) and Reston Association (RA) met with Supervisor Cathy Hudgins and Fairfax County staff to resume discussions of the modifications to the Reston Master Plan that CPR had proposed in February. CPR believes that these reasonable changes to the Master Plan will eliminate the perceived need for the County’s proposed amendments to the zoning ordinance to raise the density cap of the Reston Planned Residential Community (PRC) district.

CPR and RA representatives and the County reached agreement to engage in small group working sessions on four subjects of great significance to the future of Reston:

  1. Transportation,
  2. Schools and Public Facilities,
  3. Parks, Recreation and Open Space, and
  4. Planning (Neighborhoods, Village Centers, Town Center).

Mr. Fred Selden, Fairfax County Director of Continue reading “The CPR Update, June 2018”

The CPR Update: first issue of our newsletter!

CPR Community Meeting: Our community meeting on April 23 was attended by well over 150 residents. After kickoff comments by Reston Association (RA) Vice-President Sridhar Ganesan, CPR leaders stepped through our concerns over the pace and extent of development; announced that Supervisor Hudgins has agreed to meetings between CPR and Fairfax staff, suspending (at least temporarily) any action on the proposed increase in the density cap; provided a summary of the CPR survey results on Reston development; and outlined some next steps for our many volunteers. (The full video of the meeting is on YouTube, though the sound quality is not as robust as we had hoped.)

Our plan is to hold three workshops for the 300-plus individuals who offered to help step up our engagement with Fairfax officials. We are looking at three broad areas where volunteers would be invaluable: (1) taking the lead in Continue reading “The CPR Update: first issue of our newsletter!”