Tag Archives: College Park Metro

Why Route 1’s Giant Parking Lots May Not Last

Few things are more symbolic of America suburbs than the giant parking lot. From malls to car dealerships to big box stores, developers have spent the latter half of the 20th century paving over lots to fill with cars, especially … Continue reading

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Purple Line Begins Construction in College Park

Construction of the Purple Line has finally begun in College Park. The University of Maryland has permanently closed one lane of Campus Drive through the heart of campus, making it a one-way street. The other lane will now be reserved … Continue reading

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Riverdale Park Station Bridge Opens Next Week

The bridge connecting Riverdale Park Station to the Discovery District will open on Friday, June 22, at 10 a.m., according to an announcement by county Councilmember (and Chair of the County Council) Dannielle Glaros, with a ribbon-cutting to take place at the … Continue reading

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How Prince George’s Metro Stops Could Improve

Prince George’s County could soon take a small step that would greatly improve shops and apartments around the Route 1 corridor Metro stations. Some minor tweaks to the county’s 50-year-old zoning code would make it much easier to have mixed-use developments … Continue reading

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New Townhomes on Sale in Hyattsville

Two new townhome developments are going on sale in the Hyattsville area. Ryan Homes will soon begin selling four-level townhomes at Editor’s Park on East-West Highway near the Home Depot, while Stanley Martin will offer townhomes at Riverdale Park Station near … Continue reading

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