The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
The technical standards for the evaluation of the adequacy of transportation
facilities, along with other plan evaluations, by the Prince Georges County
Planning Board and the staff of the Transportation Planning Section.
Source of Copies
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Brochure, Report, and Special Study
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The primary purpose of this document is to provide the technical standards
for the evaluation of the adequacy of transportation facilities by the Prince
Georges County Planning Board. Secondarily, it documents a number of
processes and procedures used to review development plans as well as master,
sector, and small area plans. The Guidelines establish criteria by which staff
and applicants with land development proposals can assess the traffic impact
and transportation issues related to development proposals. They also indicate
the manner in which information will be presented to the Planning Board.
Section 1 of these Guidelines describes the process of gathering existing
data and submitting studies; it also include a glossary of transportation
terms. Section 2 summarizes study requirements for the various types of
applications. Section 3 details the methodology to be used in performing the
traffic study. Sections 4 through 6 describe the use of a system of trip credits
related to design as well as off-site transit, pedestrian, and bicycle facilities.
Section 7 documents a number of transportation modeling procedures and
their use in the analysis of plans. Section 8 includes the County Councils
Guidelines for Mitigation Actions. Section 9 specifies several processes in
plan review outside of the review of traffic impact studies. Section 10 denotes
the implementation and applicability of these Guidelines. A future Part 2 will
be prepared no later than June 1, 2013 to guide the determination of findings
related to Section 24-124.01 of the Subdivision Regulations.
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