Prince George's hospital site starts and stops with Metro
Prince George's County and Maryland leaders say that bringing jobs to the areas around Metro stations is one of their top priorities. They can follow through on this promise by making sure that the $600 million regional medical center planned for the county lands at a Metro site.
When Metro came to the region starting in 1976, suburban counties handled it in different ways. Arlington zoned the areas by its stations for lots of new residences and offices while keeping lower densities farther away.
As a result, more than half of the county's property tax assessment value comes from only 11 percent of its land area Continue reading my latest op-ed in the Washington Post.
Continue reading my latest op-ed in the Washington Post.
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