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Active Prince William’s Proposal for ‘Well Street Extended’ (aka ‘Revitalize Yorkshire’), a ‘Modified Alternative 4’ for the Route 28 Corridor Improvements in Yorkshire (Manassas Drive to Compton Road in Fairfax County) September 7, 2020 - Active Prince William and five other smart growth and environmental groups sent the following joint letter to the Prince William Board of County Supervisors on September 4, 2020 in which we outlined our proposal to amend the Prince William County Comprehensive Plan (Comprehensive Plan Amendment or CPA) to pursue Route 28 Corridor ‘Alternative 4’ (widening […]
BOCS Flip-Flop on Route 28 Bypass: It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over September 8, 2020 - On September 8, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors (BOCS) reversed an 8-0 decision made just a month earlier and reinstated the Route 28 Bypass (Alignment 2B) in a 5-3 vote.  The BOCS voted before listening to any of the citizens who were waiting to address the Board during the scheduled 2:00 pm Public […]
Active Prince William Rebuts PW Chamber of Commerce Action Alert to Resurrect the Route 28 Bypass September 7, 2020 - The Chamber of Commerce is pressuring the Prince William supervisors to overturn their 8-0 vote on August 4 to improve traffic on Route 28.  The supervisors unanimously adopted Alternative 4, after rejecting the staff recommendation for the Godwin Drive extension (Alignment 2B).  You can see the decision process at https://pwcgov.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=23&clip_id=2751&meta_id=65343  Below is a rebuttal by Active Prince […]

 

OUR PRIORITIES
Active Prince William is presently focused on the following priorities:

  • Influencing the coming updates to the Prince William County Strategic Plan, the Mobility and Land Use Chapters of the Comprehensive Plan, and local Small Area Plans
  • Improving the transparency, public-input opportunities, equity, and sustainability of local and regional transportation infrastructure decisions, by advocating for citizen multimodal transportation advisory commissions in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park
  • Strengthening agency active transportation and trail programs in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park
  • Improving local policies and standards for adequate bicycle parking accommodations at various types of community destinations
  • Advancing Safe Routes to Schools programs
  • Growing Active Prince William to become an effective and sustainable nonprofit advocacy organization