In the Virginia suburbs outside of D.C., the radical plan to reshape auto-oriented Tysons Corner into vibrant, walkable Tysons is going ahead, despite skepticism that the monumental task can be accomplished, reports Corinne Reilly.
Jan 4, 2013 The Washington Post
Citing the city's need for private dollars to contribute to $810 million in road improvements, developers of one residential development has indefinitely shelved its plans.
Nov 12, 2011 Capital Business - The Washington Post
A recently approved plan to redesign Tysons Corner, Virginia, to be more transit- and pedestrian-friendly would help reduce traffic, according to this column from <em>The Washington Post</em>.
Jun 29, 2010 The Washington Post
A new plan up for approval today in Fairfax County, Virginia to turn the suburban office park of Tysons Corner into an urban village is a good idea gone bad, according to the chairman of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.
Jun 22, 2010 The Washington Post
Citizens in Tysons Corner worry that plans to densify the city don't offer enough incentives to developers to come to town.
May 5, 2010 Great Falls Connection
Plans to build dense urban villages around the new Metro stations in Tysons Corner have some landowners on the fringes feeling left out.
Apr 27, 2010 The Washington Post
Tysons Corner, Virginia, represents an unlikely pilot project for "desprawling" America's suburbs, but the expansion of Metro rail through the town has been seized by local officials as an opportunity to revamp the city's urban form and density.
Apr 22, 2010 Good
Tysons Corner is hoping to go from a 9-to-5 work farm to a 24-hour city.
Jun 16, 2009 Time
Despite a high concentration of shopping, jobs and parking, Tysons Corner does not have a lot of people. Plans are moving forward that will bring more life to this office park, shopping center city.
Dec 20, 2008 The New York Times
Its way of life no longer en vogue, the auto-centric suburb of Tysons Corner, VA plans to undergo a large-scale transformation into a walkable, "real" city over the course of the next 30 years.
Dec 11, 2008 NPR