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Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Twinbrook Sector Plan A New Community in the Technology Corridor S T A F F D R A F T Montgomery County Department.

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1 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Twinbrook Sector Plan A New Community in the Technology Corridor S T A F F D R A F T Montgomery County Department of Planning The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

2 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Residents and businesses beyond the Plan area Coordination with City of Rockville Varied forums Informal advisory group Planning and Outreach Process

3 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Plan Area and Location Near Metro Buffered by tracks, cemetery, major roads Adjacent to City of Rockville

4 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Meets goals of 2000 charrette: - Mixed uses - Pedestrian orientation - Access to Metro - Public open space Change agent 325,000 square feet of office space 220,000 square feet of retail 1,595 units Twinbrook Station

5 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T City of Rockville Plans Rockville Pike Corridor Plan Twinbrook Neighborhood Plan Shared vision of a Metro station area - Pedestrian connections - Revitalizing industrial - Creating active mixed communities

6 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Plan Goals Create Twinbrook as a distinct place along the Metro Red Line Provide opportunities for housing Reduce the impact of development on the natural environment Create a connected road network Provide an improved system of pedestrian and bicycle connections Encourage high quality design features Establish a development envelope balanced with infrastructure capacity

7 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Metro Core Area Technology Employment Area Light Industrial Area Sector Plan Districts

8 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Metro Core Area What’s there now: Metro Station and parking lot JBG’s Twinbrook Station project Remaining county sites

9 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Why and how it should change: Near Metro and Twinbrook Station project Continue the pattern and character established by Twinbrook Station - Housing - Mixed use - Retail - Main street pattern - Pedestrian connections Achieve through: TOMX-2/TDR and TOMX-2 Zones Redevelop with amenities and connections Metro Core Area

10 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Metro Core and Technology Employment Area

11 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T What’s there now: Emerging technology center Large parking lots Parklawn Building Small but not walkable Near Metro and Rock Creek Park Technology Employment Area HHS Parking Lot Fishers Place USP HHS Parking Lot

12 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Technology Employment Area Why and how it should change: Build on technology uses Main street pattern Parklawn Building renovation Achieve through: TOMX-2 and TOMX-1/TDR Redevelop with amenities and connections

13 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T What’s there now: Mixed lot sizes Mixed commercial uses Isolated but convenient Light Industrial Area

14 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Why and how it should change: Boundary focuses redevelopment to the Parklawn streetfront Small sites have industrial value, but limited capacity Achieve through: I-4 amendments - lot size - parking setbacks - accessory housing Light Industrial Area

15 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Existing Conditions: Paving Streams Metro proximity Environment

16 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Benefits of redevelopment: Connections More pervious surface Open space Street trees Green building redevelopment Improved stormwater management Environment

17 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Existing Conditions: Incomplete street grid, bike, and pedestrian connections Opportunities to make best use of Metro Impacted intersections Transportation M

18 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Transportation Proposals: Create grid Make bike, pedestrian, transit, and vehicle connections Metro-oriented, mixed-use development Transportation M Estimated Trip Generation 10,593 12,118 12, Existing and Approved Development 1992 Master Plan2007 Recommendation

19 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Existing Conditions: Local parks outside the Plan area Near Rock Creek Park Plan Proposals: Add local amenities Make regional connections Parks and Open Space *

20 Twinbrook Sector Plan S T A F F D R A F T Actions: Set public hearing date Establish worksession schedule


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