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McLean Citizens Association Weighs In on Tysons Plan
on 06/15/10
The McLean Citizens Association (MCA), in preparation for testimony to the Board of Supervisors on the Tysons Corner plan, has put forth several changes it would like to see.  According to the Vien...

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Tysons Corner Planning Hits Final Stretch
on 05/21/10
Next week, on May 27th, the Fairfax County Planning Commission will conduct its final markup on the proposed Tysons Corner redevelopment plan, a long and tedious process that's included numerous me...

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Hilton's CEO Reveals Why Its HQ Moved to Tysons Corners
on 05/20/10
On Tuesday, the Washington Post sponsored a business forum at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner that featured Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, according to the Washington Examiner.  The roundtable lo...

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Fairfax County Wrestles with how to Pay for Tysons Area Roads
on 05/12/10
The expansion plans for Tysons Corner, which include the addition of 4 Metro stops along the future Silver Line, is quite an undertaking.  Roads are critical element in the success or failure of th...

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Tysons Corner Mall Traffic Detour
on 04/23/10
As the construction continues to extend the Metro through Tysons Corner, there are additional road changes and detours.  The latest, according to the Washington Post, will impact those who are vi...

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VDOT: Tysons Traffic To Get Worse Before It Gets Better
on 04/03/10
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) affirmed this week that the price of grown and development is more traffic snarls before the construction projects are completed.  According to D.C....

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Density Dominates Tysons Plan Discussions
on 03/27/10
The ongoing discussion over Fairfax County's 40-year proposal for the development of Tysons Corner continues to generate a lot debate, particularly over density concerns.  According to the McLea...

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Planning Commissioner Proposes Alternatives to Tyson's 40 Year Plan
on 03/19/10
Fairfax County Planning Commissioner Walter Alcorn proposed major deviations from the Tysons 40 year plan.  According to today's Washington Post, "Alcorn is suggesting planning for the next 20 year...

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Affordable Housing An Issue with Tysons Expansion Plans
on 03/17/10
As the community continues to pore through the Tysons Corner 40 year plan, released in January, another issue has cropped up, affordable housing.  The Washington Post wrote a piece on this a few Su...

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Woodbridge to Tysons Corner Bus Line Underutilized
on 03/10/10
The recently inaugurated commuter bus line between Woodbridge and Tysons Corner appears to be slow in catching on.  According to InsideNova.com, four "commuter buses from Woodbridge bound for Tyson...

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Dr. G's Upcoming Tysons Corner Road Changes
on 02/28/10
The Washington Post's Dr. G's latest blog has a few road closings and other traffic changes due to the Silver Line Metro project in Tysons Corner.  The first is this Friday starting at 8:00 p.m. an...

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February's Record Snow Fall Won't Affect Silver Line Metro Project Timeline
on 02/26/10
The four storms that hit the Washington, D.C.-area earlier this month certainly wreaked havoc on the area and disrupted nearly everything.  At a recent update meeting on the status of the Tysons Co...

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Lack of Parking an Issue with the Tyson's 40 Year Plan
on 02/20/10
Since Fairfax County released it's revised 40 year plan for the development of Tysons Corner, people have been poring through the document and raising objections to what it contains.  According to ...

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Revised Timeline for Tysons Corner Plan Adoption
on 02/16/10
After getting deluge with a series of snow storms, which shut everything down for a week or so, scheduled meetings and timelines have gotten blown to pieces.  I know my children will be in school u...

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1st Stage Theatre: Tysons Corner's Very Own Troupe
on 02/12/10
If Tysons Corner is going to have its own Metro, it certainly deserves to have a theatre group as well.  Back in September 2008, 1st Stage Theatre, Tysons Corner's own theater group, opened its doo...

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Fairfax County Seeks Federal Grant Money for Tysons Bus Service
on 02/11/10
Fairfax County has is seeking part of a new $130 million federal grant program to help pay for the shuttle bus lines planned for when the Silver Line is completed in 2013, according to the Washingt...

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VA Governor McDonnell Uses Tysons Corner Event To Outline Job Creation Initiatives
on 02/05/10
The recently inaugurated Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, wasted no time in addressing the number 1 issue on everyone's mind these days: job creation.  On January 27, he addressed nearly 500 te...

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Developers and Community Leaders Grapple With Tysons' Proposed Growth
on 02/02/10
With the release of the revised 40 year plan for Tysons Corner last month and subsequent public meetings, clear differences are emerging regarding how to manage the expected growth of Tysons Corner...

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Tysons Planners Grapple with Key Development Issues
on 01/29/10
As I covered earlier this week, Fairfax County planners released a revised 40-year plan for the Tysons Corner area.  A key ingredient of the plan is the Metro, which is scheduled to be completed by...

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Wikipedia Co-Founder to Keynote Entrepreneur Conference Slated for Tysons Corner
on 01/26/10
The 2010 Southeast Venture Conference (SEVC), which will be held at Tyson's Ritz Carleton from February 24-25, just announced it has landed a big name for its keynote.  Jimmy Wales, one of the co-f...

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