The intent of the 2017 Small Area Study is to develop a land use and revitalization plan for the 390 acres (0.6 square miles) located between MD Route 24/Emmorton Road to the west, MD Route 755/Edgewood Road to the east, Hansen Road to the north, and Aberdeen Proving Ground to the south. This area is considered by many to be “Old Edgewood”.
Building for the Future: A plan for future land use;
Green and Growing: A plan for open space and recreation;
Making Connections: A plan for transportation and multimodal circulation; and
Positive Impressions: A plan for building a better reputation for the Edgewood area.
Promote and advocate for a new street connection between Nuttal Avenue and Route 24.
Require a new street connection between Cedar Drive and Willoughby Beach Road as part of the Washington Court development.
Consider a new road connection between Railroad Avenue and Old Edgewood Road.
Require sidewalk connections and distinctive crosswalks as part of infill and redevelopment to fill in the gaps, especially within the immediate vicinity of the train station, neighborhood center, and Route 755 corridor.
Enhance bus connections to the train station.
Provide on-road bicycle facilities, including signage and other design treatments..
Support from business and property owners
Establish a non-profit to pursue 755Alliance mission Apply to federal, state and local grants
Resident Volunteers on the 755Alliance Board
Create committees to pursue development and investment opportunities
Design and develop streetscape to make walkable paths with safe lighting and pedestrian crossings from Train Station to Route 40
Develop business/community nodes: Train Station, American Legion, Edgewood Plaza, Edgewater Village Lake, Harford Village (Ames) area and Edgewater Shopping Center
The node connection would be anchored by APG and Harford Community College Edgewood Campus - Workforce and Educational Opportunity Center