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* Where in Greenbelt do you live or work?

ECONOMY-These are proposed Council goals concerning Greenbelt's economy. If you have any comments about these goals, please comment in the area provided.

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  • Expand and diversify the City's tax base to reduce reliance on real property taxes.
  • Promote the retention and expansion of desirable business activities in the city
  • Focus on creating, retaining and attracting jobs within the city
  • Sustain an appropriate balance between commercial and residential activities
  • Preserve the historic character of Greenbelt through advocacy
  • Promote the formation of new business enterprises (such as cooperatives, green businesses, health care/medical and small business start-ups)

HOUSING/RESIDENTIAL - These are proposed Council goals concerning Housing/Residential. If you have any comments about these goals, please comment in the area provided.

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  • Maintain housing stock diversity (single family, town houses, garden style condos, apartments, co-ops)
  • Encourage preservation, renovation, repurposing, and new development of housing
  • Support owner-occupied housing development
  • Encourage mixed income neighborhoods
  • Maintain percentage of "affordable housing units"
  • Encourage development of senior housing to facilitate "aging in place"
  • Support the sustainability of the City's neighborhoods including Home Owners Associations, Condominium Associations, and Greenbelt Homes Inc. (GHI)

TRANSPORTATION - These are proposed Council goals concerning Transportation. If you have any comments about these goals, please comment in the area provided.

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  • Maintain Greenbelt as regional transit hub (Greenbelt Metro as multi-modal transit center)
  • Mitigate automobile traffic and congestion
  • Encourage appropriate, sustainable and accessible transportation alternatives: Electric vehicles; walking; bicycling, car share, bike share
  • Encourage use of mass transit & buses. Explore the feasibility of a City circulator Shuttle bus to better connect top 10 travel destinations within Greenbelt
  • Follow "complete & green street" best practices in construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure
  •  Follow the senior mobility, bicycle/pedestrian and bus stop accessibility plans

QUALITY OF LIFE: HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, EQUITY- These are proposed Council goals concerning Quality of Life. If you have any comments about these goals, please comment in the area provided.

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  • Preserve green space & open space
  • Minimize environmental impacts on watershed, air quality, tree canopy
  • Create healthy, prosperous community environments that promote healthy eating and active living (HEAL) through Parks and Recreation programs
  • Support the arts and creative endeavors through performances, educational programs, and public art
  • Follow the guidelines and meet targets laid out in the City's sustainability plan
  • Adhere to the Greenbelt Community Pledge

COMMERCIAL GREENBELT
POTENTIAL GOALS/INITIATIVES -  Please provide any comments in the space provided.

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  • Reduce office vacancy rate / encourage long-term commercial occupancy & ownership
  • Encourage historic preservation, renovation, or repurposing of aging commercial sites
  • Manage infill development – especially if it removes parking lots.
  • Increase tourism outreach through the creation of a cultural and arts district ("Destination: Roosevelt Center")
  • Encourage revitalization of retail shopping center (Beltway Plaza and Greenway Center)

TARGETED INDUSTRY CLUSTERS -  Please provide any comments in the space provided.

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  • Advanced Technology
  • Aerospace
  • Earth Sciences/Agriculture/Nutrition & Food Security
  • Education
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government (County, State, Federal & Contractors)
  • Hospitality: Hotels & Restaurants
  • Legal
  • Medical ("Medical Mile")
  • Real estate
  • Retail
  • Tourism: Arts, Culture, Parks, Recreation, History

COMMERCIAL AREAS
CENTRAL GREENBELT -  Please provide any comments in the space provided.

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  • Roosevelt Center
  • Golden Triangle (Toaping Triangle)
  • Belle Pointe Office Park

GREENBELT EAST -  Please provide any comments in the space provided.

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  • Greenway Center/Hanover Parkway Business District Revitalization
  • Patriot Center/Greenbrook Office Complex
  • Maryland Trade Center Area

GREENBELT WEST -  Please provide any comments in the space provided.

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  • Greenbelt Road Corridor/Beltway Plaza Business District Improvements
  • Greenbelt Metro/Capital Office Park
  • Edmonston Hub Zone

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